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Building the City Beautiful, by David B. Brownlee


With a new edition in celebration of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway's 100th Anniversary, Building the City Beautiful: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Philadelphia Museum of Art by historian David B. Brownlee is back , bigger and better than ever. Originally published in 1989, the new edition includes a new epilogue featuring the Barnes Foundation's Parkway campus, and is the definitive book on the history of  the Parkway in Philadelphia.

Hardcover. 150 pages, with 65 color illustrations and 80 black and white photographs. 11 × 9 in. (27.9 × 22.8 cm.)