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Lost Boston

4.15  ·  Rating Details ·  33 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Lost Boston offers a chance to see the city as it once was, revealing architectural gems that were lost long ago. An eminently readable history of the city's physical development, Lost Boston also makes an cloquent appeal for its preservation. Jane Holtz Kay traces the evolution of Boston from the barren, swampy peninsula of colonial times to the booming metropolis of toda ...more
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Published April 13th 1982 by Mariner Books (first published November 19th 1980)
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May 17, 2011 Mike rated it really liked it
"In the United States a man builds a house in which to spend his old age, and he sells it before the roof is on [in the] bootless chase of hte complete felicity which forever escapes him."

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Jan 30, 2013 Traceyalice rated it it was amazing
A book about a city that was--I wish more art deco/art nouveau storefronts survived urban renewal in Boston.
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