Book Search:  

 

 
Google full text of our books:

bookjacket

From a Cause to a Style:
Modernist Architecture's Encounter with the American City
Nathan Glazer

Book Description | Reviews
Introduction [HTML] or [PDF format]

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments vii

INTRODUCTION 1

PART ONE: The Public Face of Architecture 21

CHAPTER ONE: Building for the Public: What Has Gone Wrong? 23
CHAPTER TWO: The Prince, the People, and the Architects 48
CHAPTER THREE: "Subverting the Context": Olmsted's Parks and Serra's Sculpture 67
CHAPTER FOUR: Monuments in an Age without Heroes 93
CHAPTER FIVE: Modernism and Classicism on the National Mall 117
CHAPTER SIX: Daniel P. Moynihan and Federal Architecture 146

PART TWO: The New York Case 163

CHAPTER SEVEN: What Happened in East Harlem 165
CHAPTER EIGHT: Amenity in New York City 192
CHAPTER NINE: Planning for New York City: Is It Possible? 228

PART THREE: The Professions: From Social Vision to Postmodernism 253

CHAPTER TEN: What Has Happened to the City Planner? 255
CHAPTER ELEVEN: The Social Agenda of Architecture 271

Index 293

Return to Book Description

File created: 4/17/2014

Questions and comments to: webmaster@press.princeton.edu
Princeton University Press

New Book E-mails
New In Print
PUP Blog
Videos/Audios
Princeton APPS
Sample Chapters
Subjects
Series
Catalogs
Textbooks
For Reviewers
Class Use
Rights
Permissions
Ordering
Recent Awards
Princeton Shorts
Freshman Reading
PUP Europe
About Us
Contact Us
Links
F.A.Q.
PUP Home


Bookmark and Share