The City Beautiful Movement

The City Beautiful Movement Critics of the turn of the century s City Beautiful Movement denounced its projects broad tree lined boulevards and monumental but low lying civic buildings as grandiose and unnecessary In this maste

  • Title: The City Beautiful Movement
  • Author: William H. Wilson
  • ISBN: 9780801849787
  • Page: 172
  • Format: Paperback
  • Critics of the turn of the century s City Beautiful Movement denounced its projects broad, tree lined boulevards and monumental but low lying civic buildings as grandiose and unnecessary In this masterful analysis, William H Wilson sees the movement as its founders did as an exercise in participatory politics aimed at changing the way citizens thought about cities.

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    1. Jon Peterson did most of this better in "The Birth of City Planning in the United States," and this book should really be titled "How parks were built in the 1890s," but his studies of individual cities in the period are pretty insightful, and he makes a solid argument that the City Beautiful movement's power and significance have been underrated.


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