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The death and life of great American cities

Author: Jane Jacobs
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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Penetrating analysis of the functions and organization of city neighborhoods, the forces of deterioration and regeneration, and the necessary planning innovations.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
Death and life of great American cities.
New York : Vintage Books, 1992
(OCoLC)645744220
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Jacobs
ISBN: 067974195X 9780679741954
OCLC Number: 26213966
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, [1961].
Includes index.
Description: 458 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The peculiar nature of cities. The uses of sidewalks : safety --
The uses of sidewalks : contact --
The uses of sidewalks : assimilating children --
The uses of neighborhood parks --
The uses of city neighborhoods --
The conditions for city diversity. The generators of diversity --
The need for primary mixed uses --
The need for small blocks --
The need for aged buildings --
The need for concentration --
Some myths about diversity. Forces of decline and regeneration. The self-destruction of diversity --
The curse of border vacuums --
Unslumming and slumming --
Gradual money and cataclysmic money --
Different tactics. Subsidizing dwellings --
Erosion of cities or attrition of automobiles --
Visual order : its limitations and possibilities --
Salvaging projects --
Governing and planning districts --
The kind of problem a city is.
Responsibility: Jane Jacobs.
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Penetrating analysis of the functions and organization of city neighborhoods, the forces of deterioration and regeneration, and the necessary planning innovations.

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