Coverart for item
The Resource The birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917, Jon A. Peterson

The birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917, Jon A. Peterson

Label
The birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917
Title
The birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917
Statement of responsibility
Jon A. Peterson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book by Jon A. Peterson presents a sweeping narrative history of the origins of city planning in the United States, from its nineteenth-century antecedents to its flowering in the early twentieth century. Deeply researched, well-written, and engaging, the text is supplemented by a selection of historic plans, illustrations, and photographs."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peterson, Jon A
Dewey number
307.76/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT167
LC item number
.P47 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Creating the North American landscape
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City planning
  • Cities and towns
  • United States
Label
The birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917, Jon A. Peterson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : urban planning in the American past -- Sanitary reform and landscape values, 1840-1890 -- Civic art, 1890-1900 -- The McMillan plan for Washington, D.C., 1900-1902 : the nation's first comprehensive city plan -- The origins of the city beautiful, 1897-1902 -- The birth of the city planning ideal, 1902-1903 -- The new planning ideal and the public interest, 1902-1904 -- The outburst of great civic schemes, 1902-1905 -- City beautiful planning : dreams and reality, 1905-1909 -- City beautiful planning as a transitional art, 1905-1909 -- The social progressive challenge, 1909 -- The birth of city planning, 1909-1910 -- City planning, 1911-1917 : elusive quest -- City planning, 1911-1917 : opportunistic interventionism -- Epilogue and conclusion : American urban planning as a fragmented art
Control code
50080038
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxi, 431 pages
Isbn
9780801872105
Isbn Type
(perm. paper)
Lccn
2002009870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917, Jon A. Peterson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : urban planning in the American past -- Sanitary reform and landscape values, 1840-1890 -- Civic art, 1890-1900 -- The McMillan plan for Washington, D.C., 1900-1902 : the nation's first comprehensive city plan -- The origins of the city beautiful, 1897-1902 -- The birth of the city planning ideal, 1902-1903 -- The new planning ideal and the public interest, 1902-1904 -- The outburst of great civic schemes, 1902-1905 -- City beautiful planning : dreams and reality, 1905-1909 -- City beautiful planning as a transitional art, 1905-1909 -- The social progressive challenge, 1909 -- The birth of city planning, 1909-1910 -- City planning, 1911-1917 : elusive quest -- City planning, 1911-1917 : opportunistic interventionism -- Epilogue and conclusion : American urban planning as a fragmented art
Control code
50080038
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxi, 431 pages
Isbn
9780801872105
Isbn Type
(perm. paper)
Lccn
2002009870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

Library Locations

    • Ellis LibraryBorrow it
      1020 Lowry Street, Columbia, MO, 65201, US
      38.944491 -92.326012
Processing Feedback ...