Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000

Building Suburbia

Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000

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ISBN10: 0375421289 ISBN13: 9780375421280 Publisher: Pantheon Books Published: Sep 1 2003 Pages: 318 Weight: 1.44lbs. Height: 6.25" Width: 9.75" Depth: 1.25" Edition: 1st Edition Language: English

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In this study of 180 years of US metropolitan development, urban historian and architect Hayden (American studies, Yale U.) examines the often conflicting visions that have shaped landscapes from Levittown to a prototype digital home. Older suburbs are deemed key to sustaining livability. Includes period illustrations. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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