The City Beautiful Movement (Creating the North American Landscape)
- Publish Date: 1994-09-01
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: William H. Wilson
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.