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Author Wood, Anthony C., 1954-
Title Preserving New York : winning the right to protect a city's landmarks / Anthony C. Wood.
Publication Info. New York : Routledge, c2008.
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Description xxii, 422 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [395]-399) and index.
Contents The myth of Pennsylvania Station -- Albert Bard and the city beautiful -- The bridge, the castle and Moses -- Postwar as prelude -- The civics engage -- The Bard Act -- The Village people -- The view from the Heights -- Heard. deferred. referred -- A series of near misses -- The commission and the station -- Crisis and sacrifice.
Subject Historic preservation -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
New York (N.Y.) -- Cultural policy.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title Winning the right to protect a city's landmarks
ISBN 9780415952842 (cloth)
0415952840 (cloth)