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by Kathryn Chase Merrett

Author: Kathryn Chase Merrett
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: University of Calgary Press; First Edition edition (August 30, 2001)
Pages: 247 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.3
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Start by marking History of the Edmonton City Market, 1900-2000 . In this original study, Merrett sheds light on the turbulent relationship between a citys cultural and agricultural values and the civic aspirations of the city's officials

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Kathryn Merrett?s fascinating book captures the unique 100 year history of the city market and its tangled, and at times difficult, relationship to Edmonton?s city government. - Michael Phair, Edmonton City Councillor. See all Product description.

Kathryn Chase Merrett celebrates 100 years of the Edmonton City Market in this groundbreaking local history

Kathryn Chase Merrett celebrates 100 years of the Edmonton City Market in this groundbreaking local history. The collapse in land values which deflated Edmonton’s economy in 1913–14, bankrupting many and dragging down tax revenues, removed development pressure from the Rice Street site, rendering acceptable the decision to build an instantly scruffy market building on prime property.

Historically, Edmonton's main square was Market Square, located just to the south of Churchill Square, on the . Merrett, Kathryn Chase (2001). A History of the Edmonton City Market, 1900-2000: urban values and urban culture.

Historically, Edmonton's main square was Market Square, located just to the south of Churchill Square, on the site of the present Milner Library. The City Market was housed in Market Square from its beginning in 1900, originally with the market happening outdoors. Successive plans were considered to develop the square into a civic centre, beginning in 1912. A building was built far away on 107 Avenue for the market to be moved indoors in November 1914, but was never used for this purpose and was boycotted by vendors and customers.

Edmonton City Market, 1900-2000 : Urban Values and Urban Culture In this original study, Merrett sheds light on the turbulent relationship between . .

A History of the Edmonton City Market, 1900-2000 : Urban Values and Urban Culture. by Kathryn Chase Merrett. Kathryn Chase Merrett celebrates 100 years of the Edmonton City Market in this groundbreaking local history. Richly textured with archival photographs, drawings, maps, and anecdotes by vendors and customers of the city market, this book reveals how the market managed to thrive in the heart of a city that grew from a frontier outpost to a high-rise metropolis.

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A history of the Edmonton City Market, 1900-2000 : (Merrett Kathryn Chase). Bibliographical information (record 127393). Publisher: University of Calgary Press, ISBN: 1552380521 (acid-free paper).

In this collection of nine essays, each with a different theme, Kathryn Chase Merrett depicts the development of Edmonton’s social, cultural, and physical landscape as it has been shaped by champions of both nature and the garden. Edmontonians and all urbanites interested in gardening and local history, as well as professors and students of history, cultural studies, and urban design, will delight in the colourful storytelling of Why Grow Here.

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Kathryn Chase Merrett celebrates 100 years of the Edmonton City Market in this groundbreaking local history. Richly textured with archival photographs, drawings, maps, and anecdotes by vendors and customers of the city market, this book reveals how the Market managed to thrive in the heart of a city which grew from a frontier outpost to a high-rise metropolis. In this original study, Merrett sheds light on the turbulent relationship between a citys cultural and agricultural values and the civic aspirations of the city's officials. A History of the Edmonton City Market brings a comprehensive study of a long-lived and much-loved institution to life by seamlessly integrating details of the City Market with wider contexts of urban, economic, and cultural studies.