Manhattan Water-Bound: Manhattan's Waterfront from the Seventeenth Century to the Present (Google eBook)

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Syracuse University Press, 1999 - History - 308 pages
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This edition includes two new chapters that encompass the vast changes that have taken place in the areas of restoration, legislation, and within the new movements in environmental consciousness over the past ten years.
  

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Contents

Foundations for the Wall
23
The Master Plan
58
Reform 18601870 Outline and Sketches 1870The Blueprint
75
The West Side Building Block 1880 Laying the Cornerstone
97
Thickening the Wall
157
PART III
197
Model of Westway State Park 1983
223
Floating Beach 33rd Street and the East River 1983
226
Model of Trump City Opponents Perspective Undated
239
I Must Go Down to the Sea Again
248
Model of a Pier in Hudson River Park 1997
254
Riverside South Park The CivicsAlternative 1990
255
Riverside South Park HighwayFree Undated
257
Model of Stuyvesant Cove 1997
261
Finally a Plan 19901993 Reaching for the Attainable 19901995
268
Chelsea Piers 1996
269

Abandoned PennCentral Railroad Yards West 59th to 72nd Street 1985
228
Model of South Ferry 1985
234
The
236
Model for Television City West 59th to 72nd Street 1985
237
Riverside South Park with Miller Highway in Place Undated
275
Select Bibliography
281
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About the author (1999)

Buttenwieser is a waterfront planner and president of the Parks Council in New York. She teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture.

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