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    • Empire City

    • The Making and Meaning of the New York City Landscape
    • By: David M. Scobey
    • Narrated by: Jim Feldman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
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    Empire City tells the story of the dreams that inspired the changes in the landscape and the problems that eluded solution. Author David Scobey paints a remarkable panorama of New York's uneven development, a city-building process careening between obsessive calculation and speculative excess. Envisioning a new kind of national civilization, “bourgeois urbanists” attempted to make New York the nation's pre-eminent city.

    • The Making and Meaning of the New York City Landscape
    • By: David M. Scobey
    • Narrated by: Jim Feldman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 09-22-14
    • 3 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $24.95