New York: Office of Lower Manhattan Development, 1975. First Edition. Original wraps. 8 3/8 X 10 7/8 Inches. 115 PP. Very Good. Item #6580
Official Office of Lower Manhattan Develpment report prepared under the guidance and direction of Mayor Abraham D. Beame and H. Claude Shostal, Director of the Department. Includes a brief history of the zoning changes that have taken place in Manhattan as well as defining the Districts responsible for working together to ensure consistency in future development. Includes information and guidelines for structures that create spaces for pedestrian and vehicular traffic as well as sunshine, Institutional attractions, parking, access to the waterfront, retail and much more. Illustrated with several detailed maps throughout. Essentially, a very detailed urban design plan that served as a basis for developers post June, 1975.
Original stiff wraps feature a B/W photo of Manhattan, with the Twin Towers around the spine on the rear cover. Light wear to edges and spine ends. A scarce book in commerce.