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Author Mason, Randall, 1963-
Title The once and future New York : historic preservation and the modern city / Randall Mason.
Publication Info. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2009.
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 Stack 2  974.71 M    IN LIBRARY
Description xxxiv, 307 p., 16 p. of plates : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-299) and index.
Contents Introduction : preservation and its history in New York -- Memory sites : buildings, parks, events -- Portfolio : Frank Cousins's photographs for the Art Commission, 1913 -- The preservation and destruction of St. John's Chapel -- City Hall Park : hearth of official civic memory -- Bronx River Parkway : modern highway, environmental improvement, memory infrastructure -- Conclusion : looking critically at preservation's own past.
Subject Historic preservation -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Historic preservation -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title Historic preservation and the modern city
ISBN 9780816656035 (hc : alk. paper)
0816656037 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816656042 (pb : alk. paper)
0816656045 (pb : alk. paper)