skip to content
City : rediscovering the center Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

City : rediscovering the center

Author: William Hollingsworth Whyte
Publisher: Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

In a challenging and provocative book, William Whyte, author of the classic The Organization Man, observes the influence public spaces have on the people who use them. In this exploration of  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Hollingsworth Whyte
ISBN: 9780812220742 0812220749
OCLC Number: 636367306
Description: 388 S : Ill.
Contents: Foreword, by Paco Underhill1. Introduction2. The Social Life of the Street3. Street People4. The Skilled Pedestrian5. The Physical Street6. The Sensory Street7. The Design of Spaces8. Water, Wind, Trees, and Light9. The Management of Spaces10. The Undesirables11. Carrying Capacity12. Steps and Entrances13. Concourses and Skyways14. Megastructures15. Blank Walls16. The Rise and Fall of Incentive Zoning17. Sun and Shadow18. Bounce Light19. Sun Easements20. The Corporate Exodus21. The Semi-Cities22. How to Dullify Downtown23. Tightening Up24. The Case for Gentrification25. Return to the AgoraAppendicesA. Digest of Open-Space Zoning Provisions in New York CityB. Mandating of Retailing at Street LevelNotesBibliographyIndexAcknowledgments
Responsibility: William H. Whyte.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"City punctures commonplace assumptions about urban life in virtually every chapter. . . . There is genuine brilliance here."-New York Times "Informal, spontaneous interactions give the modern city Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/636367306> # City : rediscovering the center
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "636367306" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Place/pennsylvania> ; # Pennsylvania
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/pau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Topic/stadtleben> ; # Stadtleben
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Topic/city> ; # City
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Topic/sociology_urban> ; # Sociology, Urban
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Topic/city_and_town_life> ; # City and town life
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Topic/cities_and_towns> ; # Cities and towns
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/307.76/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Topic/city_planning> ; # City planning
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Person/whyte_william_hollingsworth> ; # William Hollingsworth Whyte
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/15713897> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "City : rediscovering the center" ;
    schema:productID "636367306" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/636367306#PublicationEvent/pennsylvania_university_of_pennsylvania_press_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Agent/university_of_pennsylvania_press> ; # University of Pennsylvania Press
    schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780812220742.pdf> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780812220742> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/636367306> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Agent/university_of_pennsylvania_press> # University of Pennsylvania Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Pennsylvania Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Person/whyte_william_hollingsworth> # William Hollingsworth Whyte
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Whyte" ;
    schema:givenName "William Hollingsworth" ;
    schema:name "William Hollingsworth Whyte" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Topic/cities_and_towns> # Cities and towns
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cities and towns" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Topic/city_and_town_life> # City and town life
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "City and town life" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/15713897#Topic/sociology_urban> # Sociology, Urban
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sociology, Urban" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780812220742>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0812220749" ;
    schema:isbn "9780812220742" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.