"This is an uncommon way of approaching urban heritage and can serve as a model for future work in this field."
- V. Camille Westmont, The University of the South, Sewanee, USA in JEL, Journal of European Landscapes
"It is enjoyable to follow the carefully written and winding narrative hither and thither, safe in the knowledge that the author knows how it will all come together [...] This book is both well written and urgent."
- Anna Storm, Stockholm University, Nordic Journal of Settlement and Built Heritage
"The book forms a welcome contribution to scholarship that addresses transformations of the built environment."
- Klaske Havik and Willemijn Wilms Floet, Delft University of Technology, Kunsthistorisk Bogliste