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Author Knepper, Cathy D.

Title Greenbelt, Maryland : a living legacy of the New Deal / Cathy D. Knepper.

Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  975.251 KNEP    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Creating the North American landscape.
Creating the North American landscape.
Notes "Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, Virginia and Santa Fe, New Mexico"--[Prelim. p. iii].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-264) and index.
Contents I Greenbelt's Founding -- 1 Building a Planned Community 13 -- 2 Creating a Cooperative Community 40 -- II Change and Continuity -- 3 War Years 61 -- 4 Government versus Greenbelt 79 -- III Threats to Greenbelt's Plan and Cooperation -- 5 Developers versus Greenbelt 121 -- 6 Overcoming Difficulties in Cooperation 161 -- IV A Town for the Ages -- 7 Persistence of the Greenbelt Idea 181 -- 8 Greenbelt Today and Tomorrow 209.
Other author Center for American Places.
Subject Planned communities -- United States -- Case studies.
Greenbelt (Md.) -- History.
ISBN 0801864909 (alk. paper)