WORK OF THE NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK AND PLANNING COMMISSION. STATEMENTS OF LIEUT. COL. U.S. GRANT, 3D MAJ. CAREY H. BROWN, AND CHARLES W. ELIOT, 2D BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, MARCH 10, 1928. WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.

Washington [DC]: United States Government Printing Office, 1928. Black lettered tan paperwraps (moderately soiled; corner of front wrapper creased). 8vo.; (2), 29 pp., plus folding maps and plans (not consecutively numbered). A very good copy. Item #55600

Col. Grant (1881-1968) was appointed Executive Officer of the Park and Planning Commission, a committee charged with three major functions: "...developing a systematic and logical plan for the National Capital and its environs, and keeping that plan up to date...exercis[ing] a certain control over the changes in the highway plan... [and] purchas[ing] land for parks, parkways, and playgrounds."

Price: $275.00

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