Planning the City Upon a Hill: Boston Since 1630 (Google eBook)
An account of Boston's planning history. Nine chapters detail the key developments that shaped each period of Boston's growth, focusing on the post-World War II era. The text describes the process and significance of all the major projects - from the first wharves to the latest skyscrapers.
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This book is a great overview of the history of municipal development in Boston, a city that was, contrary to popular belief, planned. From the visionary works of Frederick Law Olmstead to the zany ... Read full review
Acts and Resolves administration American cities annexation architect Author's interview Back Bay Beacon Hill became Boston City Boston Globe Boston Planning Boston Redevelopment Authority Bostonians building built Central Artery Charles Bulfinch Charles River Charlestown city council City Hall City of Boston City Planning Board city's Commission committee construction Copley Square created Curley's decades district Dorchester downtown East Boston economic election Faneuil Hall federal Flynn Frederick Law Olmsted growth harbor Harrison Gray Otis Harvard housing James Michael Curley John Josiah Quincy Kevin White Kirker land legislature mayor ment Metropolitan million municipal neighborhood nineteenth century Old Boston Park political population private sector problems proposed Report residential residents Resolves of Massachusetts Robert role Scollay Square social South Boston South End Stephen Coyle streetcar suburbs tion town transportation University Press urban renewal waterfront West End West Roxbury Whitehill York zoning
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