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

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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

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