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Author Baldwin, Peter C., 1962-

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

Published Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  307.1216 BALD    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 360 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Urban life and urban landscape series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-348) and index.
Contents Introduction: The View from State House Square -- 1. Horace Bushnell and the Origins of Segregated Space -- 2. Purifying the City -- 3. The Fight against the Vice District -- 4. Saving tbe Newsies -- 5. Segregating the Parks -- 6. "The Children Are Off the Streets" -- 7. Expressmen and Peddlers -- 8. Creating a Traffic System -- 9. City Plans -- 10. Of Hartford Seen in a Different Light.
Subject City planning -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- History.
Public spaces -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- History.
ISBN 081420824X (cloth : alk. paper)
0814250262 (pbk. : alk. paper)