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The building of the city beautiful

by Joaquin Miller

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Published by Stone & Kimball in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Joaquin Miller
ContributionsKimball, Ingalls
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 196 p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24178772M
OCLC/WorldCa56796191

For Frank Woolworth—founder of the famous five-and-dime store chain—the building served as a towering trademark, for advocates of the City Beautiful movement it suggested a majestic hotel de ville, for technological enthusiasts it represented the boldest of experiments in vertical construction, and for tenants it provided an evocative.   Inside a converted theater, travelers discover a temple of books. The building opened as a theater in , when Buenos Aires was booming as a major port and center of commerce.

Bibury is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, is on the River Coln, a Thames tributary that rises in the same village centre is 6 1 ⁄ 2 miles (10 km) northeast of Cirencester. Arlington Row is a nationally notable architectural conservation area depicted on the inside cover of all British is a major destination for tourists visiting the.   City Beautiful is one of my favorite types of books, a stand-alone story interwoven into a common universe, as then we get some teaser cameos by some old friends from the other stories! What started as a possible remake of Doc Hollywood turned into something beautiful with a lot of humor, charm, sexy sizzle, and not a short supply of sadness/5().

  The City Beautiful movement intended to utilize the current political and economic structure to create beautiful, spacious, and orderly cities that contained healthy open spaces and showcased public buildings that expressed the moral values of the city. It was suggested that people living in such cities would be more virtuous in preserving. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Miller, Joaquin, Building of the city beautiful. Cambridge [Mass.]: Stone & Kimball, (DLC)


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Building of the city beautiful. Cambridge [Mass.]: Stone & Kimball, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joaquin Miller; George Hawley Hallowell; Stone and Kimball Collection (Library of Congress); Stone & Kimball.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Miller, Joaquin, Building of the city beautiful. Trenton, N.J.: A. Brandt, (OCoLC) The book is organized into ten chapters that treat late 19th-century slums; mass-transit suburbs; the garden city movement; the genesis of regional planning; the 'city beautiful' crusade; the skyscraper city; the city of 'sweat equity'; automobile suburbs; the city of theory; and contemporary urban redevelopment.

The City Beautiful Movement’s connections to European Baroque architecture and planning traditions can be glimpsed through Spanish colonial cities such as Buenos Aires as well as European examples.

Buenos Aires’s Plaza de Mayo has its origins in the Leyes de indias (Laws of the Indies), a set of Spanish guidelines for the construction. The shimmering "White City," as the fair came to be known during that summer in Chicago, was a tour de force of early city planning and architectural cohesion.

The first organized expression of the City Beautiful movement as a means of beautification and social control was, as we will see in the next section, the Plan for Washington D.C.

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