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Grand Central's Engineer William J. Wilgus and the Planning of Modern Manhattan / Kurt C. Schlichting.

Author/Creator:
Schlichting, Kurt C.
Publication:
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Manufacture:
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
Series:
Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science.
The Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (292 p.)
Subjects:
Transportation engineering -- New York Metropolitan Area -- History -- 20th century.
Civil engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.)
Childrens subjects:
Wilgus, William J. (William John), 1865-1949.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Cover; CONTENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE. New York City's Geography and Transportation Challenges; CHAPTER TWO. The Brilliance of Grand Central; CHAPTER THREE. New York's Freight Problem; CHAPTER FOUR. Expanding the Subway in Manhattan; CHAPTER FIVE. World War and Ideas for a New York-New Jersey "Port Authority"; CHAPTER SIX. Making Room for the Automobile: The Holland Tunnel; CHAPTER SEVEN. Joining Staten Island to New York City: The Narrows Tunnel; CONCLUSION; NOTES; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-4214-0695-0
OCLC:
823655181
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