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New PDF release: Columbia (Images of America)

By Barbara Kellner

Columbia is a deliberate group that has stimulated suburban improvement for the reason that its production within the mid-1960s. This urban of 100,000 grew out of rural farmland, patterned via the easiest thinkers of its time, together with visionary developer James Rouse and a crew of specialists corresponding to sociologist Herbert Gans and transportation planner Alan Voorhees. World-famous architect Frank Gehry designed key structures. Oakland Manor, that includes a barn that may be a ancient landmark, is one instance of the buildings preserved to provide roots to the recent city. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon grew up in Columbia and has stated it altered the process his existence, making him into the author he's today.

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