Harvard's Constructed Utopia and the Culture of Deception: The Expansion toward the Charles River, 19021932

@article{Sacks2011HarvardsCU,
  title={Harvard's Constructed Utopia and the Culture of Deception: The Expansion toward the Charles River, 19021932},
  author={Benjamin J. Sacks},
  journal={The New England Quarterly},
  year={2011},
  volume={84},
  pages={286-317}
}
Between 1902 and 1932, Harvard University embarked on an unprecedented expansion program. The Harvard Riverside Associates and President Abbott Lawrence Lowell used proxy real estate agents to obtain the necessary land for undergraduate houses, a tactic that brought the ire of local residents, property owners, and state officials. 

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