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Building the Workingman’s Paradise: The Design of American Company Towns
Margaret Crawford (au)
Surveys a little known chapter in the story of American urbanism -- the history of communities built & owned by companies seeking to bring their workers’ homes & place of employ. together on a single site. By 1930 more than 2 million people lived in such towns, dotted across an industrial frontier which stretched from Lowell, MA, through Torrance, CA, to Norris, TN. Crawford focuses on the transformation of company town (CT) construction from the vernacular settlements of the late 18th century to the professional designs of architects & planners 150 years later. Crawford portrays the successive forms of CT as the product of a dynamic process, shaped by industrial transformation, class struggle, & reformers’ efforts to control & direct these forces. Illus.
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