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Havana revisited

Cathryn Griffith

Havana revisited

an architectural heritage

by Cathryn Griffith

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Cuba -- Havana,
  • Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Cuba -- Havana,
  • Havana (Cuba) -- Buildings, structures, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCathryn Griffith ; translations by Dick Cluster.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA804.H3 G75 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23655348M
    ISBN 109780393732849
    LC Control Number2009031697
    OCLC/WorldCa429227899

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Interpreting the present in light of the past, eleven renowned architects, historians, scholars, preservationists, and urban planners in Cuba and the United States provide a rigorous examination of Havana old and new that provokes exploration of the ways we look at all cities.

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His book, "Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba Then Lost It to the Revolution," comes out in paperback next week. It describes the Cuba of the s, when American mobsters ran hotels, nightclubs and. Cuba Revisited. Ma Ma | frankspinelli. but I am happy to say I saw profound changes in the social landscape the moment I landed at Jose Martì airport in Havana.

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Located on the second floor of Harvard’s Center for Government and International Studies ’ south building, 25 photos in the exhibit are paired with.