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Cities Back from the Edge New Life for Downtown

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ISBN-10: 0471361240

ISBN-13: 9780471361244

Edition: 1998

Authors: Roberta Brandes Gratz, Norman Mintz

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Roberta Brandes Gratz and Norman Mintz have travelled across America, talking with many of the people involved at the ground level of rebuilding neighbourhoods, to offer a view of how America's downtown areas are being redeveloped.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/27/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

ROBERTA BRANDES GRATZ, the award-winning journalist and urban critic, is author of the urban design classic The Living City: Thinking Small in a Big Way. A former staff reporter for the New York Post, Gratz has also written for The Wall Street Journal, New York Newsday, The Nation, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. NORMAN MINTZ has played a leading role in the field of downtown revitalization for more than 25 years. He is Design Director at the Grand Central Partnership in New York City and a consultant on downtown revitalization across the country.

Where Are We?
Mansfield, Ohio--Getting Off the Big Project Merry-Go-Round
The Mess We Have Made
Project Planning or Urban Husbandry--The Choice
Transportation and Place
Death and Rebirth of the Public Realm
Rebuilding Place, Valuing Transit
Undoing Sprawl
Big, Little, and Predator
Free Competition or No Competition?
You Don't Have to Be Wal-Mart to Be Wal-Mart
To Market, To Market
Downtown Essentials
Public Buildings, Public Policies
Back to Basics
Investing in People
It's Happening
The SoHo Syndrome