Progress on Pubic Improvements in 1947 and 1948. James D. Patterson.

Progress on Pubic Improvements in 1947 and 1948

Philadelphia: Bureau of Municipal Research of Philadelphia, 1949. Pamphlet. [4], 12 p.: charts, table; 23 cm. Stapled pamphlet. cover printed in red. Preface is by Robert K. Sawyer, director of the Bureau of Municipal Research of Philadelphia. Established in 1909, the Bureau of Municipal Research of Philadelphia was the second private municipal research organization, after New York's Bureau of Municipal Research, created to employ Frederick Taylor's scientific management principals to improve urban life. In this pamphlet, the Bureau summarizes developments from the first year in eight areas of the City Planning Commission's 1947-1953 public improvement program. The eight areas are airports; public transit; highways and bridges; hospitals; water supply and distribution; and sewers, sewage collection, and treatment; and recreation facilities. Scarce. In Near Fine Condition: cover lightly soiled; otherwise, clean and solid. Near Fine. Item #007340

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