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The Resource Inventing the Charles River, Karl Haglund

Inventing the Charles River, Karl Haglund

Label
Inventing the Charles River
Title
Inventing the Charles River
Statement of responsibility
Karl Haglund
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Two hundred years ago the Charles was a tidal river, edged by hundreds of acres of salt marshes and mudflats. Inventing the Charles River describes how, before the creation of the basin could begin, the river first had to be imagined as a single public space. The new esplanades along the river changed the way Bostonians perceived their city: and the basin, with its expansive views of Boston and Cambridge, became an iconic image of the metropolis." "The book focuses on the precarious balance between transportation planning and the stewardship of the public realm. Long before the esplanades were realized, great swaths of the river were given over to industrial enterprises and transportation - millponds, bridges, landfills, and a complex network of road and railway bridges. In 1929, Boston's first major highway controversy erupted when a four-lane road was proposed as part of a new esplanade. At twenty-year intervals, three riverfront road disputes followed, successively more discordant and complex, culminating in the lawsuits over "Scheme Z," the Big Dig's plan for eighteen lanes of highway ramps and bridges over the river. More than four hundred photographs, maps, and drawings illustrate past and future visions for the Charles and document the river's place in Boston's history."--Jacket
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haglund, Karl
Dewey number
333.78/45/097444
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F72.C46
LC item number
H33 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Charles River (Mass.)
  • Charles River Valley (Mass.)
  • Boston Region (Mass.)
  • City and town life
  • Landscapes
  • River engineering
  • City planning
  • NATURE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • City and town life
  • City planning
  • Landscapes
  • River engineering
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • Regions & Countries - Americas
  • History & Archaeology
  • United States Local History
Label
Inventing the Charles River, Karl Haglund
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Published in cooperation with the Charles River Conservancy."
  • Map on lining papers
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-450) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Highways and Park Ways
  • The Lost Half Mile
  • The Big Dig
  • Crossing the Charles
  • Urban Visions and the Future of the River
  • Views from the River
  • Foreword
  • Renata von Tscharner
  • Earth Work
  • The Science of City Building
  • A Water Park
  • The Emerald Metropolis
  • Damming the Basin
  • The Colleges and the Esplanades
Control code
54042237
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 493 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262274692
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)54042237
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Inventing the Charles River, Karl Haglund
Publication
Note
  • "Published in cooperation with the Charles River Conservancy."
  • Map on lining papers
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-450) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Highways and Park Ways
  • The Lost Half Mile
  • The Big Dig
  • Crossing the Charles
  • Urban Visions and the Future of the River
  • Views from the River
  • Foreword
  • Renata von Tscharner
  • Earth Work
  • The Science of City Building
  • A Water Park
  • The Emerald Metropolis
  • Damming the Basin
  • The Colleges and the Esplanades
Control code
54042237
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 493 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262274692
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)54042237
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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