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The making of urban America : a history of city planning in the United… (1965)

by John William Reps

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An essential source for historians of American architecture and urban design. Comprehensive geographic coverage, full of primary citations, and an excellent source for early city plans and views.
  pranogajec | Dec 16, 2010 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0691006180, Paperback)

This comprehensive survey of urban growth in America has become a standard work in the field. From the early colonial period to the First World War, John Reps explores to what extent city planning has been rooted in the nation's tradition, showing the extent of European influence on early communities. Illustrated by over three hundred reproductions of maps, plans, and panoramic views, this book presents hundreds of American cities and the unique factors affecting their development.

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