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The Merritt Parkway

The Merritt Parkway

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by Bruce Radde
     
 

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This book traces the history of Connecticut's Merritt Parkway from the proposals for its construction and design in the early 1920s to its triumphant completion in 1940. Filled with vintage and recent photographs, it is not only a picturesque tour of a renowned landmark (the largest Art Deco design in the world), but is also an appraisal of a major contribution

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This book traces the history of Connecticut's Merritt Parkway from the proposals for its construction and design in the early 1920s to its triumphant completion in 1940. Filled with vintage and recent photographs, it is not only a picturesque tour of a renowned landmark (the largest Art Deco design in the world), but is also an appraisal of a major contribution to the built environment-one recently placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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ISBN-13:
9780300068771
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
612,022
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

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The Merritt Parkway 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book; Beautiful work of art.  Thank you for penning this Bruce Radde!