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City by William H. Whyte
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Feb 16, 10

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction
Read from February 01 to 10, 2010

Very interesting data and discussion about the uses of city streets and urban areas, encompassing the use of public squares, pedestrian flows, interactions on street corners, architecture and development and incentive zoning in cities for the years between 1972 and 1988. Made me wish very much what Whyte and his graduate students would uncover filming and observing city life in the age of cell phones, telecommuting, and the fall-off of pedestrian movement in the last twenty years.

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