Imagining Philadelphia: Edmund Bacon and the Future of the City
Edited by Scott G. Knowles
184 pages | 6 x 9 | 26 illus.
Paper 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2078-0 | $22.50 | £15.00
In his 1959 essay "Philadelphia in the Year 2009," Edmund Bacon described a city remade, modernized in time to host the 1976 Bicentennial celebration and Philadelphia World's Fair. Imagining Philadelphia assesses Bacon's vision, discussing what has been accomplished and what might have been.
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