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In this sweeping cultural history, the author of Home and The Most Beautiful House in the World traces the development of American cities and city life from the early colonial settlements to the new downtowns of skyscrapers and high-rise apartment buildings. "A fascinating investigation of what cities--especially modern cities--should be like".--Roger Starr, The Wall Street Journal.

About the Author

Witold Rybczynski has written about architecture for The New York Times, Time, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and Slate, and is the author of the critically acclaimed book Home and the award-winning A Clearing in the Distance. He is the recipient of the National Building Museum's 2007 Vincent Scully Prize. He lives with his wife in Philadelphia, where he teaches at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684825298
Author:
Rybczynski, Witold
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Cities and towns
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings
Subject:
City and town life -- Canada.
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Buildings - Public, Commercial & Industrial
Subject:
City planning -- United States.
Subject:
Cities and towns -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Architecture-Urban Planning
Subject:
architecture; urbanism; urban design; city planning; University of Pennsylvania School of Design; Vincent Scully Prize; J. Anthony Lukas Prize; Slate; urban future; urban planning; social history; environmentalist; New York; Paris; mass transit; car cultu
Subject:
architecture; urbanism; urban design; city planning; University of Pennsylvania School of Design; Vincent Scully Prize; J. Anthony Lukas Prize; Slate; urban future; urban planning; social history; environmentalist; New York; Paris; mass transit; car cultu
Subject:
architecture; urbanism; urban design; city planning; University of Pennsylvania School of Design; Vincent Scully Prize; J. Anthony Lukas Prize; Slate; urban future; urban planning; social history; environmentalist; New York; Paris; mass transit; car cultu
Subject:
architecture; urbanism; urban design; city planning; University of Pennsylvania School of Design; Vincent Scully Prize; J. Anthony Lukas Prize; Slate; urban future; urban planning; social history; environmentalist; New York; Paris; mass transit; car cultu
Subject:
architecture; urbanism; urban design; city planning; University of Pennsylvania School of Design; Vincent Scully Prize; J. Anthony Lukas Prize; Slate; urban future; urban planning; social history; environmentalist; New York; Paris; mass transit; car cultu
Subject:
architecture; urbanism; urban design; city planning; University of Pennsylvania School of Design; Vincent Scully Prize; J. Anthony Lukas Prize; Slate; urban future; urban planning; social history; environmentalist; New York; Paris; mass transit; car cultu
Subject:
architecture; urbanism; urban design; city planning; University of Pennsylvania School of Design; Vincent Scully Prize; J. Anthony Lukas Prize; Slate; urban future; urban planning; social history; environmentalist; New York; Paris; mass transit; car cultu
Subject:
architecture; urbanism; urban design; city planning; University of Pennsylvania School of Design; Vincent Scully Prize; J. Anthony Lukas Prize; Slate; urban future; urban planning; social history; environmentalist; New York; Paris; mass transit; car cultu
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
October 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 8.4 oz

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