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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Planning the city upon a hill: Boston since 1630User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Kennedy (history, Boston Coll.) presents a plausible and detailed study depicting Boston as a carefully planned city. Weaving together economic, political, social, cultural, architectural, and urban ... Read full review
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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