The Once and Future New York: Historic Preservation and the Modern City
Rich with archival research, The Once and Future New York documents the emergence of historic preservation in New York at the turn of the twentieth century. Between 1890 and 1920, preservationists saved and restored buildings, parks, and monuments throughout the city's five boroughs that represented continuity with the past.
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Memory Sites Buildings Parks Events
Frank Cousinss Photographs for the Art Commission 1913
The Preservation and Destruction of St Johns Chapel
City Hall Park Hearth of Official Civic Memory
Bronx River Parkway Modern Highway Environmental Improvement Memory Infrastructure
Looking Critically at Preservations Own Past
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