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

Author(s): Newman, William A
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Subjects: Sanitary landfills--Massachusetts--Boston--History--19th century
Back Bay (Boston, Mass.)--History--19th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Northeastern University Press ; Hanover : University Press of New England, c2006
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: xiv, 228 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Holton, Wilfred E
Notes: LCCN: 2005035371
ISBN: 1555536514 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781555536510 (cloth : alk. paper)
EAN: 9781555536510
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
OCLC Number: 62755485
ISBN/ISSN: 1555536514