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Envisioning Philadelphia

Envisioning Philadelphia

Edmund Bacon and the city of the future

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bacon, Edmund N,
  • Bacon, Edmund N. -- Political and social views,
  • Philadelphia City Planning Commission -- Biography,
  • City planning -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century,
  • City planners -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography,
  • City planning -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Forecasting

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Scott Gabriel Knowles.
    GenreBiography, Case studies
    ContributionsKnowles, Scott Gabriel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT168.P43 E56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23180285M
    ISBN 109780812220780
    LC Control Number2009008430

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