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The American urban experience

Author: Art CioccoDavid ClowEdmund N BaconFilms Incorporated.Urban Land Institute.All authors
Publisher: New York : Distributed by Insight Media, [2004?]
Series: Understanding cities.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the American vision of what the city has been and could become, from the original intentions of George Washington for the nation's capital to current urban renewal projects. Demonstrates the manner in which changing technology, especially in production and transportation, has influenced the evolving form of the city and shows how American commitment to community is expressed in our metropolitan  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Art Ciocco; David Clow; Edmund N Bacon; Films Incorporated.; Urban Land Institute.; Urban Productions.; Insight Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 61750864
Notes: Originally issued as a 16 mm. motion picture in 1983.
Credits: Cameraman, Art Ciocco ; editor, Jane Ford ; music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Narrator, Edmund Bacon.
Description: 1 videodisc (26 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Understanding cities.
Responsibility: a Films Incorporated presentation ; a presentation of Urban Land Institute ; produced by Urban Productions ; producer/director, Art Ciocco ; screenwriter, David Clow.

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Traces the history of the American vision of what the city has been and could become, from the original intentions of George Washington for the nation's capital to current urban renewal projects. Demonstrates the manner in which changing technology, especially in production and transportation, has influenced the evolving form of the city and shows how American commitment to community is expressed in our metropolitan areas.

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