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A history of Brooklyn Bridge Park : how a community reclaimed and transformed New York City's waterfront

Author: Nancy Webster; David Shirley
Publisher: New York Columbia University Press [2016] © 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book recounts the grassroots effort to transform Brooklyn's defunct piers into an urban oasis. The story of Brooklyn Bridge Park also speaks to larger issues confronting all cities, including  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Webster, Nancy, 1960- author.
History of Brooklyn Bridge Park.
New York : Columbia University Press, 2016
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Webster; David Shirley
ISBN: 9780231171229 0231171226
OCLC Number: 1011381636
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-229) and index.
Description: x, 240 Seiten, 12 ungezählte Blätter Bildtafeln : Illustrationen, Karten ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: The Evolution of the Waterfront 1. What Shall We Do with the Piers? 2. Fighting Back 3. The Coalition 4. The "13 Guiding Principles" 5. Banging Their Cups on the High Chair 6. Changing of the Guard 7. Tearing Down the Barbed Wire 8. The Perfect Is the Enemy of the Good 9. A Park at Last Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Nancy Webster, David Shirley.

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Almost any leisurely walk in New York will produce the question: What was this place once? A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park tells the amazing story of the people who also asked about such a place: Read more...

 
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