Lost Boston

ISBN-10: 1558495274

ISBN-13: 9781558495272

Edition: 2006 (Expanded)

Authors: Jane Holtz Kay

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An expanded and updated edition of a classic work of architectural history, described by the Washington Post as "an elegant architectural history, excellently illustrated." The author is architecture/planning critic for The Nation.
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 3/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
A Personal Prefacep. ix
The City Upon a Hill, 1630-1680p. 1
Portfolio: State of Mindp. 10
Spires to God
Schools and Universities
Geography Is Destiny, 1680-1730p. 25
Portfolio: The Sway of the Landp. 32
Viewing the City
Crooked and Narrow Streets
Growth to Independence, 1730-1780p. 41
Portfolio: Landscape of Revolutionp. 54
Federalist Foundations, 1780-1800p. 63
Portfolio: To Market, to Marketp. 72
Down to the Sea in Ships and Wharves
Houses of Commerce
Splendors by the Shovelful, 1800-1820p. 93
Portfolio: Shaping the Cityp. 106
Heroic Acts of Landscape
Urban Squares and Enclaves
The Seemly Row
Granite in Athens, 1820-1850p. 127
Portfolio: City as Celebrationp. 148
Deck the Halls, Walls, and Wayfares
Streets for People
Arts and Entertainment
New Land, 1850-1870p. 169
Portfolio: Magnificence for the Municipalityp. 188
Landscape of Reform and Charity
Houses of Hospitality
Public Buildings
The City Afire, 1870-1880p. 207
Portfolio: The Flaming Landscapep. 222
The Greening of Boston, 1880-1900p. 229
Portfolio: Planting the Cityp. 252
A Delight of Gardens
Riding the Rails
More Stately Mansions
Muted Hurrahs, 1900-1930p. 271
Portfolio: God Was in the Detailsp. 286
The Building as Billboard
Art of Adornment
Epilogue from a Fin-de-Siecle Cityp. 295
Portfolio: The Lost Cityp. 299
The Saved City
The Endangered City
Picture Creditsp. 328
Selected Bibliographyp. 332
Indexp. 333
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