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Two Tales of a City

Rebuilding Chicago's Architectural and Social Landscape, 1986-2005

Two Tales of a City( )
Author: Satler, Gail
Foreword by: Bey, Lee
Publication Date:Jul 2006
Publisher:Cornell University Press
Imprint:Northern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $95.00
Book Description:

Architecture creates a social world. The built environment structures and facilitates the functions of a city and interactions among human beings. Stores, restaurants, theaters, parks, offices, and apartment buildings--all are spaces where people encounter one another as they act out their daily lives. In this insightful study of Chicago's new Central Area, Gail Satler illuminates the ways in which the renovations of the past two decades have reconfigured the social as well as...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Business & Economics / Development / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):21.59 x 27.94 x 2.032 cm
Book Weight:0.057 Kilograms

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