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evolution of American urban design

a chronological anthology

by David Gosling

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Published by Wiley-Academy in London, Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • City planning -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-269) and index.

      Other titlesAmerican urban design
      StatementDavid Gosling with Maria Cristina Gosling.
      ContributionsGosling, Maria-Cristina.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA9108 .G65 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3701675M
      ISBN 100471983454
      LC Control Number2003268085
      OCLC/WorldCa51103710

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