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Main Title New York recentered : building the metropolis from the shore /
Author Schlichting, Kara Murphy,
Publisher The University of Chicago Press,
Year Published 2019
OCLC Number 1051684002
ISBN 9780226613024; 022661302X
Subjects New York (NY)--History ; City planning--New York (State)--New York--History--19th century ; City planning--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century ; Cities and towns--New York (State)--New York--Growth ; Urban ecology (Sociology)--New York (State)--New York--History ; Cities and towns--Growth ; HISTORY / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  F128.47.S35 2019 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 12/09/2019
Collation 319 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-308) and index.
Contents Notes Introduction -- Benefactor planning: Barnum's bridgeport and Steinway's Queens -- Laying out the trans-Harlem city -- Working-class leisure on the Upper East River and Sound -- Designing a coastal playland around Long Island Sound -- "They shall not pass": opposition to public leisure and state park planning -- "From dumps to glory": Flushing Meadows and the New York World's Fair of 1939-1940 -- Epilogue: the limits of the world of tomorrow.
Place Published Chicago ; London
Title Ser Add Ent Historical studies of urban America.
PUB Date Free Form ©2019
Series Title Untraced Historical studies of urban America
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
Content cartographic image
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source RDA
LCCN 2018051008
OCLC Time Stamp 20191205064023
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02680cam 2200565 i 45010