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Published by Center for Urban Policy Research .
Written in English


  • City & town planning - architectural aspects,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Architecture,
  • 20th century,
  • Cities and towns in mass media,
  • City planning,
  • History,
  • Social aspects,
  • Politics/International Relations

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Edition Notes

ContributionsLawrence J. Vale (Editor), Sam Bass, Jr. Warner (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages519
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11228625M
ISBN 100882851691
ISBN 109780882851693

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