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Neighbors and Neighborhoods Elements of Successful Community Design

ISBN-10: 1611900018

ISBN-13: 9781611900019

Edition: 2012

Authors: Sidney Brower

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List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/20/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682

List of Illustrations
Foreword
A Note to the Reader
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Neighbors & Neighborhoods
Social Science Research
What Is Community?
Development Histories
Homogeneity
Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland, 1891
Radburn, New Jersey, 1929
Twin Oaks Community, Louisa, Virginia, 1967
Seaside, Florida, 1982
Summary
Community Organizations
Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, 1902
Levittown, Long Island, New York, 1947
Celebration, Florida, 1996
The Community of Rosebank, Baltimore, 1970s-1980s
Summary
Suitable Physical Settings
Riverside, Illinois, 1868
Letchworth Garden City, United Kingdom, 1903
The Neighborhood Unit Formula, 1928
Columbia, Maryland, 1967
Lake Claire Cohousing, Atlanta, 1977
Summary
Ongoing Traditions and the Historical Past
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1912
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 1703
Mariemont, Ohio, 1922
Opa-locka, Florida, 1925
Summary
Community Design
The Appearance of Community
A Unified Composition
A Common Theme
Summary
Community-Generating Neighborhoods
Ten Properties of a Community-Generating Neighborhood
Four Types of Community
Five Qualities of a Good Community Design
Policy, Management, and Process
The Neighborhood Store
Mixed Income Communities
The Planning Process as a Generator of Community
Summary
Notes
Index