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Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the ...

Max Page, Randall Mason - Architecture - 2004 - 344 pages
Throughout the country, historic preservation has become a veritable industry. In New York City alone, the preservation movement has acquired a great deal of power, saving ...
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The Creative Destruction of Manhattan, 1900-1940

Max Page - Architecture - 1999 - 303 pages
"The oxymoron "creative destruction" suggests the tensions that are at the heart of urban life: between stability and change, between particular places and undifferentiated ...
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The Future of Higher Education

Dan Clawson, Max Page - Social Science - 2011 - 66 pages
Higher education is more important than ever, for individual success and for national economic growth. And yet higher education in the United States is in crisis: public ...
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Why Preservation Matters

Max Page - Architecture - 2016 - 224 pages
Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, a critique of the preservation movement--and a bold vision for its future Every day, millions ...
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South Jersey Movie Houses

Allen F. Hauss - History - 2006 - 128 pages
Since the early 1900s, when the first moving images flickered on the screens of storefront nickelodeons, going to the movies has been an integral part of life across America ...
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Fort Lee: The Film Town

Richard Koszarski - History - 2005 - 377 pages
During the 1910s, motion pictures came to dominate every aspect of life in the suburban New Jersey community of Fort Lee. During the nickelodeon era, D.W. Griffith, Mary ...
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Maryland's Motion Picture Theaters

Robert K. Headley - History - 2008 - 126 pages
Since movies were first exhibited in the late 19th century, Maryland has been home to hundreds of theaters. Some of these theaters were built for movies, but others were ...
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Our Movie Houses: A History of Film & Cinematic Innovation in Central New York

Norman O. Keim - History - 2008 - 181 pages
"Norman O. Keim and David Marc provide a highly readable and richly detailed account of the origins of American film in Central New York, the colorful history of neighborhood ...
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