The Resource Vanished downtown Hartford, Daniel Sterner, (ebook)

Vanished downtown Hartford, Daniel Sterner, (ebook)

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Vanished downtown Hartford
Title
Vanished downtown Hartford
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Daniel Sterner
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Language
eng
Summary
Early nineteenth-century illustrations of Hartford, Connecticut, show church steeples towering over the Victorian homes and brownstone facades of businesses around them. The modern skyline of the town has lost many of these elegant steeples and their quaint and smaller neighbors. Banks have yielded to newer banks, and organizations like the YMCA are now parking lots. In the 1960s, Constitution Plaza replaced an entire neighborhood on Hartford's east side. The city has evolved in the name of progress, allowing treasured buildings to pass into history. Those buildings that survive have been repurposed--the Old State House, built in 1796, is one of the oldest and has found new life as a museum. Yet the memory of these bygone landmarks and scenes has not been lost. Historian Daniel Sterner recalls the lost face of downtown and preserves the historic landmarks that still remain with this nostalgic exploration of Hartford's structural evolution
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Sterner, Daniel
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720.9746/3
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Lost architecture
  • Historic buildings
  • Hartford (Conn.)
  • Hartford (Conn.)
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adult
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Vanished downtown Hartford, Daniel Sterner, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781614239338
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11508816
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Vanished downtown Hartford, Daniel Sterner, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614239338
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11508816
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11508816
System control number
MWT11508816
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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