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Author Webster, Nancy, 1960-
Title A history of Brooklyn Bridge Park : how a community reclaimed and transformed New York City's waterfront / Nancy Webster and David Shirley.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 2016.

Author Webster, Nancy, 1960-
Subject Parks -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Brooklyn Bridge Park (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Alt Name Shirley, David, 1955-
Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (New York, N.Y.),
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Summary By the 1970's, the Brooklyn piers had become a wasteland on the New York City waterfront. Today they are a stunning park that is enjoyed by countless Brooklynites and visitors from around the world. A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park recounts the grassroots, multi-voiced, and contentious effort to transform Brooklyn's defunct piers in the mid-1980s into a beautiful, conscientiously designed park. The movement to resist commercial development on the pier sprang up spontaneously but reveals how concerned citizens came together to shape the future of their community. After winning a number of batt.
ISBN 9780231542944 (electronic bk.)
0231542941 (electronic bk.)
9780231171229 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0231171226
OCLC # 948670539
Additional Format Print version: Webster, Nancy, 1960- History of Brooklyn Bridge Park. New York : Columbia University Press, 2016 9780231171229 (DLC) 2016009008.



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