The grid and the river

Philadelphia"s green places, 1682-1876
  • 418 Pages
  • 3.92 MB
  • 5413 Downloads
  • English
by
City planning, Parks, Hi
StatementElizabeth Milroy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB482.P452 M55 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 418 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27211853M
ISBN 100271066768
ISBN 139780271066769
LC Control Number2015016130
OCLC/WorldCa910475538

The Grid and the River is the product of Elizabeth Milroy’s quest to understand the history of public green spaces in William Penn’s city. In this monumental work of urban history, Milroy traces efforts to keep Philadelphia “green” from the time of its founding to the late nineteenth by: 2.

The Grid and the River. Philadelphia’s Green Places, – Elizabeth Milroy “[Milroy’s] book comprises a much-needed synthetic narrative of the early development of Philadelphia’s environment, built and natural, that will appeal to landscape professionals, urbanists, and park enthusiasts alikeAuthor: Elizabeth Milroy.

The Grid and the River is the product of Elizabeth Milroy's quest to understand the history of public green spaces in William Penn's city.

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