The Hub's Metropolis

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ISBN: 9780262018753
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Published: MIT Press - March 22nd, 2013

Somerville rowhouses, huge building lots in Weston, stately homes along Comm. Ave. in Newton -- there's a reason for every aspect of the Boston area's built environment. Read about the accidental and deliberate design decisions that led to the region we know today, and then go see for yourself, using the walking tour suggestions throughout the book.


The Works: Anatomy of a City

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ISBN: 9780143112709
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Published: Penguin Books - November 27th, 2007

This is the perfect book for adults and teenagers who grew up on David Macaulay and the DK Eyewitness books. A look into the workings of New York City, from the sewers, to the street lights, to the post office. It’s the kind of book that makes you wish for a rainy day, or any excuse to stay in and read.


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