Giorgio Ciucci
Francesco Dal Co
Manfredo Tafuri et al.
The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1983, 1979, English; originally published in Italian
Nonfiction, Urban Design
ISBN: 9780262530446

Contains the essays “Toward an ‘Imperial City’: Daniel H. Burnham and the City Beautiful Movement,” by Mario Manieri-Elia; “From Parks to the Region: Progressive Ideology and the Reform of the American City,” by Francesco Dal Co; “The City in Agrarian Ideology” and “Frank Lloyd Wright: Origins and Development of Broadacres,” by Giorgio Cuicci; and “The Disenchanted Mountain: The Skyscraper and the City,” by Manfredo Tafuri.

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Essays on the ideologies driving the formation of the new American city. These European perspectives from the late 1970s and early ‘80s offer much that is new and surprising.

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