Built in Boston: City and Suburb, 1800-2000 / Edition 1

Built in Boston: City and Suburb, 1800-2000 / Edition 1

by Douglass Shand-Tucci
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558492011

ISBN-13: 9781558492011

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

Originally Published in 1978 and reissued in paperback in 1988, Built in Boston has been hailed as the definitive work on the architectural history of the city and its suburbs. For this revised edition, Douglass Shand-Tucci has written four substantial new chapters, carrying the story of Boston's built environment forward from 1950 to the present. The book is…  See more details below

Overview

Originally Published in 1978 and reissued in paperback in 1988, Built in Boston has been hailed as the definitive work on the architectural history of the city and its suburbs. For this revised edition, Douglass Shand-Tucci has written four substantial new chapters, carrying the story of Boston's built environment forward from 1950 to the present. The book is illustrated with over 300 drawings, maps, and photographs, including 9 color plates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558492011
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
506
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised and Expanded Edition, 2000
Preface to the First Paperback Edition, 1988
Foreword
Pt. IBulfinch and the Boston Granite Architects to Richardson and Olmsted, 1800-1890
1Before and After Bulfinch3
2The Great Traditions19
3H. H. Richardson's Boston46
4Streetcar City, Garden Suburbs73
5French Flats and Three Deckers101
Pt. IIMcKim and White to Cram and Goodhue and Gropius, 1890-1950
6Charles McKim and the Classical Revival133
7Ralph Adams Cram and Boston Gothic157
8The Shadow of Louis Sullivan184
9The Boston Rialto208
10Toward Gropius223
Pt. IIITAC and Sert to Pei and Kallmann and McKinnell, 1950-2000
11Heroic Modernism235
12The "New Boston"263
13The Post-Modernist Reaction300
Pt. IVMachado and Silvetti and the New Moderns
14From the "Villa Transformer" to the "Romantic Machine"333
Acknowledgments, 2000397
Acknowledgments, 1978399
Bibliography for Parts I and II401
Bibliography for Parts III and IV423
Picture Credits437
Index441

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