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Edmund Bacon

A Biography of a Visionary Planner



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Edmund Bacon: A Biography of a Visionary Planner by Gregory Heller
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Historic preservationist, visionary urban planner, and the creator of Philadelphia's post-World War II image - these are some of the many hats worn by Edmund Bacon and celebrated in this insightful biography. As executive director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission from 1949-1970, he reshaped and revitalised the landscape of Philadelphia and became one of the most significant city planners of the 20th century.
Release date Australia
November 4th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
20 b/w photos
Urban Land Institute,U.S.
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