The Future Once Happened Here: New York, D.C., L.A., and the Fate of America's Big Cities (Paperback)

The Future Once Happened Here: New York, D.C., L.A., and the Fate of America's Big Cities By Fred Siegel Cover Image

The Future Once Happened Here: New York, D.C., L.A., and the Fate of America's Big Cities (Paperback)

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Each of Siegel's three urban portraits--New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, -- shows the desperate remedies undertaken by cities searching for a lifeline back to the future whose promise they once seemed to embody. In a narrative that acknowledges the large historical forces that have remade the face of America over the last three decades, but insists that social policies are not merely foregone conclusions waiting to happen, Siegel holds up a mirror to our urban naure and tells us much about the way we live now.
Product Details ISBN: 9781893554108
ISBN-10: 1893554104
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication Date: February 1st, 2000
Pages: 308
Language: English