Download Better Places, Better Lives: A Biography of James Rouse by Joshua Olsen PDF

By Joshua Olsen

A visionary developer and grasp planner, James Rouse was once a key determine within the tale of ways and why the USA was once outfitted how it was once over the past part century. This enticing biography touches upon all features of Rouse's life.

Show description

Read or Download Better Places, Better Lives: A Biography of James Rouse PDF

Similar business biographies & memoirs books

John Jacob Astor: Landlord of New York

A few weeks later a dray drove as much as the Astor shop, then at sixty eight Pine road, and added a couple of very heavy little kegs which chinked faintly as they have been rolled in in the course of the door. "What on the earth are these, Jacob? " Sarah demanded while she occurred in in the course of the afternoon. "Der culmination of our East India pass," he spoke back, his deep-set eyes twinkling merrily.

Zeckendorf: The autobiography of the man who played a real-life game of Monopoly and won the largest real estate empire in history.

No longer because the days of the Louisiana buy has the US noticeable any greater actual property transactions than these finished by means of William Zeckendorf, the derring-do head of Webb & Knapp. Figuring with supersonic pace and an uncanny aptitude for creating wealth, the fancy impresario acquired and bought estate, reworked complete sections of latest York, Denver, Washington, Montreal and Dallas, and moved the UN, the capital of the area, to manhattan.

Schiffselektriker – Werft, Schiffe, Seeleute, Funkbuden – Jahrgang 1936: Band 14 in der maritimen gelben Buchreihe bei Jürgen Ruszkowski (German Edition)

Der 1936 in Riga geborene Autor Conrad von Sengbusch entstammt einer alten baltischen Reeder-Familie. Nach Umsiedlung, Krieg, Flucht und wechselndem Leben im geteilten Deutschland mit Schulbesuch in Geesthacht an der Elbe, Zeulenroda in Thüringen und Cuxhaven prägten ihn der Neuaufbau im kriegszerstörten Deutschland mit der Notwendigkeit zu Anpassung, hartnäckigem Fleiß und Improvisation in seiner Lehrzeit als Starkstrom-Schiffselektriker auf der Mützelfeldwerft in Cuxhaven.

Risk Game: Self Portrait of an Entrepreneur

Sooner than the real-estate increase of the Eighties, Francis J. Greenburger risked all of it to shop for 3 older loft constructions at 50 West highway close to the present Sept. 11 Memorial. He eventually dreamed of 1 day erecting an impressive skyscraper of their position. yet catastrophe struck in 2008, simply as his plans have been coming jointly, and improvement got here to a screeching halt.

Extra info for Better Places, Better Lives: A Biography of James Rouse

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.61 of 5 – based on 21 votes