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The American City: What Works, What Doesn't

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This definitive sourcebook on urban planning points out what has and hasn't worked in the ongoing attempt to solve the continuing problems of American cities. Hundreds of examples and case studies clearly illustrate successes and failures in urban planning and regeneration, including examples of the often misunderstood and maligned "Comprehensive Plan".
Hardcover, 477 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by McGraw-Hill Companies (first published October 1st 1995)
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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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