The City Beautiful Movement (Creating the North American Landscape)
The City Beautiful Movement (Creating the North American Landscape)
The City Beautiful Movement (Creating the North American Landscape)
Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press

The City Beautiful Movement (Creating the North American Landscape)

  • Publish Date: 1994-09-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: William H. Wilson

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Critics of the turn-of-the-century's City Beautiful Movement denounced its projectsbroad, tree-lined boulevards and monumental but low-lying civic buildingsas grandiose and unnecessary. In this masterful analysis, William H. Wilson sees the movement as its founders did: as an exercise in participatory politics aimed at changing the way citizens thought about cities.


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