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The battle for Gotham : New York in the shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs

Author: Roberta Brandes Gratz
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, ©2010.
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Roberta Brandes Gratz revisits the New York of the 1960s and 1970s - particularly the clash of wills between Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs - to tell a deeply revisionist story of how New York City emerged from crisis and how that regeneration can inform our response to the current crisis. --Publisher description.
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Named Person: Robert Moses; Jane Jacobs; Jane Jacobs; Robert Moses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Brandes Gratz
ISBN: 9781568584386 1568584385
OCLC Number: 435418544
Description: xxxix, 350 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A clash of visions: then and now --
The way things were --
Landmarks preservation: precursor of positive change --
Growing up in Greenwich Village --
Soho: a Moses defeat, a Jacobs victory --
Reconsidering Robert Moses: what's to reconsider? --
The factory: the secret life of New York industry --
The Upper West Side: what Moses couldn't kill --
Westway: a conversation with Jane Jacobs --
Big things get done --
Conclusion: both shadows are strong.
Responsibility: Roberta Brandes Gratz.

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