The municipal housing programme in Sheffield before 1914

@article{Hebblethwaite1987TheMH,
  title={The municipal housing programme in Sheffield before 1914},
  author={Rupert Hebblethwaite},
  journal={Architectural History},
  year={1987},
  volume={30},
  pages={143 - 179}
}
The nineteenth century was a golden age for public architecture in Britain. Grand edifices such as Paxton’s Crystal Palace and innumerable lesser public buildings helped to engender in their patrons and in the public a sense of glowing civic and national pride. However, it is an irony of the laissez-faire Victorian era that, despite the vast creative energy expended upon such public buildings, so little architectural effort was spent in tackling the single severest problem faced by the… 

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