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The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011

The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011

by Hilary Ballon


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ISBN-13: 9780231159906
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 01/03/2012
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,249,540
Product dimensions: 12.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Hilary Ballon is deputy vice chancellor of New York University Abu Dhabi, part of the leadership team developing the school's new, full-scale campus and establishing its identity as a global university. Based in New York, she teaches courses on urbanism and architecture at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Her books include New York's Pennsylvania Stations; Colbert's Revenge, which won the Prix d'Académie from the Académie Française; The Paris of Henri IV: Architecture and Urbanism, which won the Alice Davis Hitchcock Prize for the Most Distinguished Work in Architectural History; and Robert Moses and the Modern City, for which she served as curator of a critically acclaimed, three-part exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.

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