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The great neighborhood book : a do-it-yourself guide to placemaking

Author: Jay Walljasper; Benjamin Fried; Project for Public Spaces,
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For all those seeking to add a sense of home to their neighbourhoods, this graphically-rich resource provides practical suggestions for how to do it and inspiring stories of successful efforts made by real-life people to improve traffic, crime rate, sustainability, community, and more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Walljasper; Benjamin Fried; Project for Public Spaces,
ISBN: 9780865715813 0865715815
OCLC Number: 137241387
Notes: "A Project for Public Spaces book."
Description: xvi, 175 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: A neighborhood love story --
Introduction, by Project for Public Spaces: Changing the world one place at a time --
Feeling right at home: How to foster a sense of community --
Where everybody know your name: How to create great places to hang out --
Going places: How to tame traffic and improve transportation --
Keeping peace in the streets: How to assure safety and promote justice --
Where the action is: How to boost local economic vitality --
Greening the neighborhood: How to keep things clean, green and natural --
Pride in your place: How to nurture pleasure and pizzazz --
Getting things done: How to make your dreams a reality.
Responsibility: Jay Walljasper ; success story sidebars by Benjamin Fried ; all photographs by Project for Public Spaces unless otherwise noted.

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