There Goes the Neighborhood by Susan Goldman Rubin
10 Buildings People Loved to Hate

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Slight shelf wear. EX - Library book with all the usual stamps and markings. Pages are clean and binding is tight.
 

About Susan Goldman Rubin

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Susan Goldman Rubin grew up in the Bronx and dreamed of becoming an artist. She illustrated her first three picture books but then turned to writing nonfiction, mainly about art and history, and is the author of more than 55 books for young people. Her titles include Diego Rivera: An Artist For The People, They Call Me A Hero: A Memoir of My Youth, Music Was It! Young Leonard Bernstein, Everyone Paints! The Art and Lives of the Wyeth Family, and Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi. Most recently Susan has created board books based on fine art for very young children. Her titles include Counting with Wayne Thiebaud, Andy Warhol's Colors, and Matisse: Dance For Joy. Susan has been an instructor in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program for 20 years.
 
Published March 1, 2001 by Holiday House. 96 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Children's Books.

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Who knew that it took over a century for the Washington Monument to be built, and that it was jeered at as a “stalk of asparagus?” Or that the writer Guy de Maupassant ate lunch often at the restaurant in the Eiffel Tower because it was the only place in Paris where he didn’t have to see the stru...

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The acrimony between Philip Johnson and his New Canaan, Conn., neighbors over his glass house, for instance, escalated beyond angry newspaper editorials to rock throwing;

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This book describes how initial opposition to such structures as the Washington Monument, the Eiffel Tower, and Philip Johnson's Glass House eventually turned into appreciation.Reviewed by on March 1, 2001 There Goes the Neighborhood: 10 Buildings People Loved to Hateby Susan Goldman Rub...

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