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  • The City Beautiful

    Winner of the 2022 Sydney Taylor Book Award for Young Adult2022 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel finalist**2021 National Jewish Book Award finalistA Lambda Literary Award finalist2021 Bram Stoker Award Preliminary Ballot for Young Adult NovelsA New York Public Library Best Book for Teens 2021"An achingly rendered exploration of queer desire, grief, and the inexorable scars of the past." —Katy ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The City Beautiful

    Narrated by Maxwell Glick ...


    12 hours 46 min

    Would you sacrifice your soul to stop a killer? Chicago, 1893. For Alter Rosen, this is the land of opportunity. Despite the unbearable summer heat, his threadbare clothes, and his constantly empty stomach, Alter still dreams of the day he’ll have enough money to bring his mother and sisters to America, freeing them from the oppression they face in his native Romania. But when Alter’s best friend, ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • A Taste of Coral Gables

    Cookbook and Culinary Tour of the City Beautiful

    by Paola Mendez ...
    This ultimate foodie guide to the Florida city “features more than 70 restaurants, and the recipes reflect the diverse, multicultural culinary landscape” (Mitch & Mel Take Miami).A Taste of Coral Gables is brimming with all the great food and good vibes that make this sunny city in South Florida such a magnet for food lovers of all stripes. Filled with recipes, restaurant descriptions, menu ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • American Colonisation and the City Beautiful

    Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35

    by Ian Morley ...
    Winner of the 2020 IPHS Koos Bosma PrizeAmerican Colonisation and the City Beautiful explores the history of city planning and the evolution of the built environment in the Philippines between 1916 and 1935. In so doing, it highlights the activities of the Bureau of Public Works’ Division of Architecture as part of Philippine national development and decolonisation.Morley provides new archival ... Read more

    $48.99 USD

  • Two Little Pilgrims' Progress (Annotated & Illustrated)

    A Story of the City Beautiful

    series Annotated Frances Hodgson Burnett
    *This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).*An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.*This book has been checked and corrected for spelling errors.This book is sentimental and more of a modern-day fairy tale in that the main characters were of their time (1895) rather than of an indistinguishable time in some far-off ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Designing Australia's Cities

    Culture, Commerce and the City Beautiful, 1900�1930

    Accessible and comprehensive, written by the current President of the International Planning History Society, this volume provides readers with a highly visual account of historical, contemporary and international projects.Looking at the ways in which the City Beautiful movement influenced the design and development of Australian cities, this pioneering national study surveys the ruling ideas, ... Read more

    $64.99 USD

  • Two Little Pilgrims' Progress: A Story of the City Beautiful

    The sun had set, and the shadows were deepening in the big barn. The last red glow—the very last bit which reached the corner the children called the Straw Parlor—had died away, and Meg drew her knees up higher, so as to bring the pages of her book nearer to her eyes as the twilight deepened, and it became harder to read. It was her bitterest grievance that this was what always happened when she ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Two Little Pilgrims' Progress: A Story of the City Beautiful

    *** Original and Unabridged Content. Made available by GOLDEN CLASSIC PRESS***Synopsis:Mrs. Burnett's children are very real and attractive beings. Forlorn little Meg and Robin, whose Illinois home is ruled by an aunt, not actively unkind, but merely -advanced- beyond maternal sympathy and affection to an intimate and practical acquaintance with all matters agricultural, have caught some echoes ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • City Beautiful

    by CM Foss ...
    Patrick Thompson is all city, all the time. A young doctor, once full of passion, now disillusioned by the practice, he sets off across the country, intent on a small breather before a fresh start. Ivy Lang loves the country way. So much so that she's created a place where others can experience her ideas of the fundamentals for both mind and body. The life is perfect for her, carefully cultivated ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs

    series Regional History Series
    The year 1912 was an important milestone for Colorado Springs. Still a young city of only 40 years, the easy-going Little London began the journey to become a metropolitan presence on Colorado’s Front Range. The city of Colorado Springs faced choices that would patently impact its future. The numerous trains created unsightly air pollution, the extremely wide streets presented challenges for ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Denver's Lakeside Amusement Park

    From the White City Beautiful to a Century of Fun

    by David Forsyth ...
    series Timberline Books
    Denver's Lakeside Amusement Park details the history of Lakeside, exploring how it has managed to remain in business for more than a century (something fewer than thirty amusement parks have accomplished) and offers a unique view on larger changes in society and the amusement park industry itself.Once nicknamed White City in part for its glittering display of more than 100,000 lights, the park ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • The San Francisco Civic Center

    A History of the Design, Controversies, and Realization of a City Beautiful Masterpiece

    by James Haas ...
    San Francisco is known and loved around the world for its iconic man-made structures, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, and Transamerica Pyramid. Yet its Civic Center, with the grandest collection of monumental municipal buildings in the United States, is often overlooked, drawing less global and local interest, despite its being an urban planning marvel featuring thirteen government ... Read more

    $25.99 USD