The Highway and the City
A collection of essays by the respected social commentator on some problems faced by cities such as New York, Philadelphia, and Paris, on the architecture of Saarinen, Le Corbusier, and Wright, and on city and highway planning.
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Preface to the English Edition
Babel in Europe
East End Urbanity
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