Cities Back from the Edge (Heftet)

New Life for Downtown



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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 376
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780471361244
Omtale: Cities Back from the Edge
"A love song for the city ...[this] volume, attractively packaged and richly illustrated, is really a cookbook for downtown revitalization." --Wall Street Journal In this pioneering book on successful urban recovery, two urban experts draw on their firsthand observations of downtown change across the country to identify a flexible, effective approach to urban rejuvenation. From transportation planning and sprawl containment to the threat of superstore retailers, they address a host of key issues facing our cities today. Roberta Brandes Gratz (New York, NY), an award-winning journalist and urban critic, is author of the urban design classic The Living City. A former staff reporter for the New York Post, Gratz has written for the New York Times Magazine and other publications. Norman Mintz (New York, NY) has played a leading role in the field of downtown revitalization for more than twenty-five years. He is Design Director at the 34th Street Partnership in New York City and a consultant on downtown revitalization across the country.

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