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The American City: What Works, What Doesn't

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This standard refernce on urban planning and design in America analyzes the key projects initiated in major cities, suburban areas, and new towns - more than 250 in all - and clearly shows which strategies and programs work and which do not. The book ranges over all elements of urban life, from stadiums to parks, and its practical recommendations are tested by real-world i ...more
Hardcover, 560 pages
Published June 19th 2002 by McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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New Yorker Alexander Garvin combines a career in urban planning and real estate with teaching and public service.
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