On the art of designing cities; selected essays of Elbert Peets. Edited by Paul D. Spreiregen.

Cambridge, Mass., M.I.T. Press [1968] .

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Subjects City planning -- Washington (D.C.)
City planning.
Urbanisme -- Washington (D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Description xiii, 234 pages illustrations, plans 23 x 25 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes "Other articles by Elbert Peets": page 225.
Contents 1. L'Enfant's plan for Washington: The background of L'Enfant's plan -- The genealogy of L'Enfant's Washington -- Washington as L'Enfant intended it -- Critique of L'Enfant's plan -- 2. Critiques of planning in Washington: On the concentration and design of federal buildings -- On the plans for Washington -- On the mutilations of L'Enfant's plan -- On the rebuilding of the mall in the 1930's -- 3. Monuments in Washington: The interior of the Lincoln Memorial -- The Jefferson Memorial and blocked vistas -- The golden horses and civic art -- 4. Other tomes, other plans, and other planners: Plans for rebuilding London in 1666 -- Haussman and the rebuilding of Paris -- Camillo Sitte -- Mussolini, Haussman, and company -- The restoration of Rome -- Williamsburg -- The century of progress -- 5. On domes and water: The reign of the masonry dome -- The Cleveland Reservoir -- 6. Critiques of landscape architecture: Central Park -- The landscape priesthood -- 7. Residential site planning: The neighborhood concept -- The orientation of row houses -- Residential site planning texture -- Greendale -- A concluding thought.
Geographic Area Washington (D.C.)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)438403
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Peets, Elbert, 1886-1968.
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