Manhattan Water-Bound: Planning and Developing Manhattan's Waterfront from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

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New York 1987 First edition, first printing. Full dark blue cloth over boards. xxii, 243 pages. about 50 black-and-white drawings, maps, photo illustrations. octavo. Fine in ... Near Fine dust jacket. The author worked for many years in the New York City Dept. of Planning. She became Deputy Director of the West Side Task Force, seeking improvements for the Hudson River waterfront. Scarce in hard cover. Read more Show Less

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Buttenweiser, a former urban planner, traces the development and redevelopment of New York's waterfront over 200 years. Focusing on the master plans that have guided the waterfront's evolution, she details the conflicting interests of shippers, merchants, and preservationists. Of special interest is the perennial problem of maritime technology outpacing municipal planningin 1904, the new 875-foot piers under construction were rendered obsolete by the announcement of 1000-foot ships. There are few books that deal comprehensively with waterfront development. Recommended for academic libraries with planning programs. Diane K. Harvey, SAIS Lib., Johns Hopkins Univ., Washington, D.C.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780814710937
  • Publisher: New York University Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/1987
  • Pages: 192

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