How entrepreneurial housebuilders fueled a rapid economy. qA well-written and easily read business book with a historical perspective, quite fit for a general readership interested in the history of American enterprise.qaAPT BulletinWhen he established his factory in the Spring Garden neighborhood in the mid 1830s, the locomotive maker picked a spot convenient to the terminus of the Philadelphia and ... Around both Baldwina#39;s plant and the railway depot, industrial and service activity swirled. ... He acquired the Spring Garden land on a ground- rent conveyance from George Cadwalader, scion of an old Philadelphia dynasty.
|Title||:||Making Houses, Crafting Capitalism|
|Author||:||Donna J. Rilling|
|Publisher||:||University of Pennsylvania Press - 2001|