The Landscape of Modernity

The Landscape of Modernity

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Creating the modern city - Planning for New York City - Real estate values, zoning, density, intervention - Building the vertical city - Empire State Building - Going from home to work - Subways, transit politics - Sweatshop migration - Identity - Little Italy's decline - Jewish neighbourhoods - Cities of light - Street lighting.From this perspective, the narrow treatment of the bridges in the Port Authoritya#39;s annual reports in the mid-1920s, ... the Port Authority had also completed three smaller spans between Staten Island and New Jerseya€”the Goethals and ... See J. W. Doig, aquot;Regional Conflict in the New York Metropolis: the Legend of Robert Moses and the Power of the Port Authority, aquot; Urban Studies, 27 (April 1990): 209- 219.

Title:The Landscape of Modernity
Author:David Ward, Oliver Zunz
Publisher:JHU Press - 1997-03-27


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