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Author Newman, William A.

Title Boston's Back Bay : the story of America's greatest nineteenth-century landfill project / William A. Newman and Wilfred E. Holton.

Imprint Boston : Northeastern University Press ; Hanover : University Press of New England, c2006.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  TD795.7 .N545 2006    Available  ---
Description xiv, 228 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prehistory of the Back Bay -- Why fill the Back Bay? -- Planning and financing the Back Bay Landfill -- Locomotives and steam shovels -- Gravel trains and bold entrepreneurs -- A shocking development fails to derail the project -- Environmental problems and zoning.
Subject Sanitary landfills -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 19th century.
Back Bay (Boston, Mass.) -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author Holton, Wilfred E.
ISBN 1555536514 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781555536510 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9781555536510