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Historic preservation and the livable city / Eric Allison and Lauren Peters.

By: Allison, Eric (Eric W.), 1947-.
Contributor(s): Peters, Lauren (Lauren E.), 1979-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2011Description: x, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470381922 (cloth : alk. paper); 0470381922 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): City planning -- Social aspects | Historic preservation | Architecture -- Human factors | Architecture and societyDDC classification:
Contents:
What this book is about -- Using (and not using) the past -- What is historic preservation? -- The actors : community groups and governments -- The actors : community groups and governments case study : Station Square, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Intersections : how they work together -- Bringing them back from the malls : revitalizing downtown -- Bringing them back from the malls : revitalizing downtown case study : Chattanooga, Tennessee -- Using the tools we have : urban planning tools that preserve historic character -- Using the tools we have : urban planning tools that preserve historic character : case study : Dallas, Texas -- Neighborhoods for great living : historic districts -- Neighborhoods for great living : historic districts case study : Manchester, Pennsylvania -- Sustainable development and historic preservation -- Sustainable development and historic preservation : case study : The Cobb Building, Seattle, Washington -- New urbanism versus the livable city -- New urbanism versus the livable city : case study : Radburn, New Jersey -- The global picture.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

What this book is about -- Using (and not using) the past -- What is historic preservation? -- The actors : community groups and governments -- The actors : community groups and governments case study : Station Square, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Intersections : how they work together -- Bringing them back from the malls : revitalizing downtown -- Bringing them back from the malls : revitalizing downtown case study : Chattanooga, Tennessee -- Using the tools we have : urban planning tools that preserve historic character -- Using the tools we have : urban planning tools that preserve historic character : case study : Dallas, Texas -- Neighborhoods for great living : historic districts -- Neighborhoods for great living : historic districts case study : Manchester, Pennsylvania -- Sustainable development and historic preservation -- Sustainable development and historic preservation : case study : The Cobb Building, Seattle, Washington -- New urbanism versus the livable city -- New urbanism versus the livable city : case study : Radburn, New Jersey -- The global picture.

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