Civilizing American Cities

Civilizing American Cities A Selection of Frederick Law Olmsted's Writings on City Landscapes

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Publisher's Synopsis

A century ago Frederick Law Olmsted recognized the need for extensive planning if American cities were to become civilized environments for man. The selections in this book demonstrate his understanding of urban spaces and how, when politically unobstructed, he was able to manipulate them.

Book information

ISBN: 9780262650120
Publisher: The MIT Press
Imprint: The MIT Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 711.40924
DEWEY edition: 18
Language: English
Number of pages: 310
Weight: 531g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 25mm