Reading List

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Deborah Sorensen

National Building Museum

New York


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    The City’s End

    Places Journal

    A review of The City’s End: Two Centuries of Fantasies, Fears and Premonitions of New York’s Destruction, by architectural historian Max Page.

  • Online

    Adventure Playground: The Transformation of New York

    Places Journal

    Beginning in the late 1960s, New York City was transformed under Mayor John Lindsay from a workaday zone to a scenic setting for urban play, an “adventure playground.”

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