Commerce and commercial landscapes

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  • Esperdy, Gabrielle M. Modernizing Main Street: Architecture and Consumer Culture in the New Deal. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.
  • Longstreth, Richard W. The Buildings of Main Street: A Guide to American Commercial Architecture. Washington, D.C.: Preservation Press, 1987.
  • Adams, Annmarie and Sally Ann McMurry, eds. Exploring Everyday Landscapes. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1997.
  • Condit, Carl W. The Chicago School of Architecture: A History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area, 1875-1925. Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1964.
  • Isenberg, Alison. Downtown America: A History of The Place and the People Who Made It. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.
  • Longstreth, Richard W. TheDdrive-in, the Supermarket, and theTtransformation of Commercial Space in Los Angeles, 1914-1941. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999.
  • Treu, Martin. Signs, Streets, and Storefronts: A History of Architecture and Graphics along America's Commercial Corridors. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.