Honorable Mention in the General Non-Fiction category at the 2012 New England Book Festival.
(General Non-Fiction Honorable Mention New England Book Festival
Winner of the 2013 Lewis Mumford Prize for the best book on American city and regional planning history published in the past two years - given by the Society for American City and Regional Planning History.
(Society for American City and Regional Planning History Winner of 2013 Lewis Mumford Prize
“Fascinating. . . . Rubin offers a surprisingly broad reinterpretation of urban renewal in the automobile age... treat[ing] corporate decision makers seriously as shapers of the postwar city."—Urban History Association
(Urban History Association The Urban History Association
About the Author
Elihu Rubin is an architectural historian, city planner, and documentary filmmaker. He is the Daniel Rose (’51) Visiting Assistant Professor of Urbanism at the Yale School of Architecture.