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The greatest grid : the master plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011 / edited by Hilary Ballon.

Contributor(s): Ballon, Hilary [editor. ].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Museum of the City of New York/Columbia University Press, c2012Description: 226 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 x 32 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780231159906 (hbk : acidfree paper); 0231159900 (hbk : acidfree paper).Subject(s): City planning -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | City blocks -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | Streets -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc | New York (N.Y.) -- HistoryDDC classification: 307.1821609747 GRE
Contents:
Before the Grid -- Reflection: Michael R. Bloomberg -- The Commissioners' Plan of 1811 -- Surveying the City -- Opening Streets -- Reflection: James Traub -- Selling Lots : From Land to Real Estate -- Reflection: Rafael Vinoly -- The Public Realm : Squares, Parks and Avenues -- The Development of the East Side -- Reflection: Alexander Garvin -- Improving the West Side -- Counterpoint : Broadway -- Rethinking the Grid Above 155th Street -- Reflection: Wendy Evans Joseph -- Modern Reforms -- Reflection: Amanda Burden -- Moving on the Grid -- Reflection: Edward Glaeser -- Urban Paradigm : The Grid in Contemporary Thought -- About the Museum of the City of New York.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Before the Grid -- Reflection: Michael R. Bloomberg -- The Commissioners' Plan of 1811 -- Surveying the City -- Opening Streets -- Reflection: James Traub -- Selling Lots : From Land to Real Estate -- Reflection: Rafael Vinoly -- The Public Realm : Squares, Parks and Avenues -- The Development of the East Side -- Reflection: Alexander Garvin -- Improving the West Side -- Counterpoint : Broadway -- Rethinking the Grid Above 155th Street -- Reflection: Wendy Evans Joseph -- Modern Reforms -- Reflection: Amanda Burden -- Moving on the Grid -- Reflection: Edward Glaeser -- Urban Paradigm : The Grid in Contemporary Thought -- About the Museum of the City of New York.

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