Item Details

City on the Edge: Buffalo, New York

Mark Goldman
Format
Book
Published
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2007.
Language
English
ISBN
9781591024576 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1591024579 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • The Pan-American Exposition and the Lackawanna Steel Company: high hopes in early twentieth-century Buffalo
  • Patterns of daily life in the industrial city
  • Early twentieth-century Buffalo through the lens of change
  • The 1920s and the rise of the modern city
  • Art and life in the depression decade
  • The home front
  • Buffalo at mid-century
  • Downtown and the neighborhoods during the 1960s
  • Lightning strikes: art and life during the 1960s
  • The 1970s: a decade of loss
  • Judge Curtin strives to create a new kind of community
  • The 1980s: where are we going?
  • Strange bedfellows: why bad things happen to good cities
  • What's going on? Buffalo at the turn of the twenty-first century
  • Now is the time: restoring a sense of place.
Description
423 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., map ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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