American City What Works, What Doesn't

ISBN-10: 0071373675

ISBN-13: 9780071373678

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Alexander Garvin

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In this comprehensive study, the author makes a careful study of what has worked and what hasn't in the ongoing attempt to solve the continuing problems of America's cities. He includes hundreds of individual case studies and examples.
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Book details

List price: $62.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 6/19/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

Alexander Garvin heads a planning and design firm and lives in New York. He is an adjunct professor of urban planning and management at Yale University.

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgements
A Realistic Approach to City and Suburban Planning
Ingredients of Success
Parks and Playgrounds
Palaces for the People
Retail Shopping
Urban Redevelopment
Planning for Pedestrians
Increasing the Housing Supply
Reducing Housing Cost
Housing Rehabilitation
Clearing the Slums
Revitalizing Neighbourhoods
Residential Suburbs
New-Towns-in-Towns
New-Towns-in-the-Country
Land Use Regulation
Preserving the Past
Comprehensive Planning
Index
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