Towards New Towns for America [ 1950] by STEIN Clarence…

Towards New Towns for America [ 1950]

Liverpool The University Press 1958

Revised edition and reset. 263pp illustrated with 117 line block illustrations most in two colours, 107 half tone plates, 60 completely new to this edition. 4to. Cloth, Good in slightly worn dust wrapper. Signature of Gerald Dix. Liverpool dated 31.1.1977. Loosely inserted 6pp reproduction illustrations from US Archive showing house designs for family houses at Greendale from Department of Agriculture Resettlement Administration. The book is a valuable document of the housing and planning experiments that began with Sunnyside Gardens in New York City during the nineteen-twenties and which marked the beginning of modern planning and housing in the United States. It is a study of deliberate planning and replanning of suburban towns to make them safer, more efficient, and better adapted to modern living.

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