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Domesticating the street the reform of public space in Hartford, 1850-1930 by Peter C. Baldwin

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Published by Ohio State University Press in Columbus .
Written in English


  • City planning -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- History.,
  • Public spaces -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-348) and index.

StatementPeter C. Baldwin.
SeriesUrban life and urban landscape series
LC ClassificationsHT168.H29 B35 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 360 p. :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18507032M
ISBN 10081420824X, 0814250262
LC Control Number99028008

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