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Creating vibrant public spaces

streetscape design in commercial historic districts

by Ned Crankshaw

  • 339 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- United States,
  • Central business districts -- United States,
  • Public spaces -- United States,
  • Historic districts -- United States,
  • Urban renewal -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Ned Crankshaw.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT169.U5 C73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16524048M
    ISBN 101597264822, 1597264830
    ISBN 109781597264822, 9781597264839
    LC Control Number2008007568

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    Received the Environmental Design Research Association's Place Book Award Shortlisted for the UDG Francis Tibbalds Book Award Good cities are places of social encounter. Creating public spaces that encourage social behavior in our cities and neighborhoods is an important goal of city desig. Creating Sense of Community: The role of public space Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Environmental Psychology 32(4) December w Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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