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Description - City Building on the Eastern Frontier by Diane Shaw

Within two generations, the new cities of Rochester and Syracuse were sorted at multiple scales, including not only the functional definition of districts, but also the refinement of building types and styles, the stratification of building interiors by floor, and even the coding of public space by class, gender, and race. Shaw's groundbreaking model of early nineteenth-century urban design and spatial culture is a major contribution to the interdisciplinary study of the American city.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801879258
ISBN-10: 0801879256
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 23-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Diane Shaw

Diane Shaw is an associate professor of architectural history at Carnegie Mellon University.