Annual Report, Street Department, City of Boston, 1896 (Classic Reprint)

Annual Report, Street Department, City of Boston, 1896 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Annual Report, Street Department, City of Boston, 1896 The question of surface drainage in the outlying districts: The surface drainage of Boston is in such a condition, in the outlying districts, especially, that it became a problem for extensive study during the past year. This subject will be discussed later on. The need of proper ventilation of the sewers. An article on this subject will be found later on. The legal grade of cellars: The building laws of the city of Boston give a man the right to build his cellar at grade 12, when the tide frequently rises above this. No cellar should be built in Boston lower than grade 14. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 532 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 27mm | 703g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243161859
  • 9780243161850