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  • Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
     
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  • City planning -- United States.
     
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  • Urban renewal -- United States.
     
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  • Urban policy -- United States.
     
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    The death and life of great American cities / Jane Jacobs.
    by Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
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    New York : Vintage Books, 1992.
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  • City planning -- United States.
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  • Urban renewal -- United States.
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  • Urban policy -- United States.
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    067974195X :
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    458 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
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    Vintage Books ed.
    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.
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