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Imagining Philadelphia : Edmund Bacon and the city of the future / edited by Scott Gabriel Knowles.

Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
178 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
City planning -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Forecasting.
Bacon, Edmund N.
Bacon, Edmund N. -- Political and social views.
City planners -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
Philadelphia City Planning Commission -- Biography.
City planning -- United States -- Case studies.
Contents:
Philadelphia in the year 2009 / Edmund N. Bacon
Salesman of ideas : the life experiences that shaped Edmund Bacon / Gregory L. Heller
A utopian, a utopianist, or whatever the heck it is : Edmund Bacon and the complexity of the city / Guian McKee
Staying too long at the fair : Philadelphia planning and the debacle of 1976 / Scott Gabriel Knowles
Philadelphia in the year 2059 / Harris M. Steinberg
Afterword / Eugenie Birch.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Gemmill fund bookplate.
Penn Provenance:
Katz, Michael B., 1939-2014 (former owner) (Storage copy)
Contributor:
Knowles, Scott Gabriel.
ISBN:
9780812220780 (alk. paper)
0812220781 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
315237743
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