New York: Harper & Row, 1977. First edition. Paperback. Small quarto, pp. xiii, 267, indexed, richly illustrated w/ b/w photographs. Very Good in very good DJ; mild ex-library, small closed tear on back of DJ. Item #19283
This book documents the development of urban America, from 1850 to the late 1970s. Vintage photographs capture moments of the American environment as it once existed, and modern photographs illustrate how neighborhoods have been modified for contemporary uses. A vivid profile of growth and change, of architecture and building styles, of life, activity and commerce.