The Grand American Avenue 1850 - 1920

San Francisco: Pomegranate Art Books, 1994. Softcover. Bw photographic wraps with turquoise/white lettering on black spine. French flaps. 389 pp. with bw photos throughout. VG+. Item #147424
ISBN: 9781566406796

"The first major publication about this distinct type of urban design and development, The Grand American Avenue: 1850-1920 documents the promotion of the City Beautiful movement and the rise of land use, planning and zoning regulations; the advancement of architectural design through the use of the finest architects, craftspeople and materials of the period...and the establishment of cultural and civic institutions endowed by grand avenue residents." With archival photos, numbered by chapter.

Price: $29.97