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The Resource City : rediscovering the center, William H. Whyte ; photos by the author, foreword by Paco Underhill

City : rediscovering the center, William H. Whyte ; photos by the author, foreword by Paco Underhill

Label
City : rediscovering the center
Title
City
Title remainder
rediscovering the center
Statement of responsibility
William H. Whyte ; photos by the author, foreword by Paco Underhill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
By mostly watching people the author describes and analyzes the city and its people and the effect each makes on the other
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-1999
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whyte, William H.
Dewey number
307.7/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT151
LC item number
.W55 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Underhill, Paco
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • City and town life
  • City planning
  • Sociology, Urban
  • Villes
  • Vie urbaine
  • Urbanisme
  • Sociologie urbaine
  • Cities and towns
  • City and town life
  • City planning
  • Sociology, Urban
  • Stadt
  • Stadtkern
Label
City : rediscovering the center, William H. Whyte ; photos by the author, foreword by Paco Underhill
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, ©1988
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The social life on the street -- Street people -- The skilled pedestrian -- The physical street -- The sensory street -- The design of spaces -- Water, wind, trees, and light -- The management of spaces -- The undesirables -- Carrying capacity -- Steps and entrances -- Concourses and skyways -- Megastructures -- Blank walls -- The rise and fall of incentive zoning -- Sun and shadow -- Bounce light -- Sun easements -- The corporate exodus -- The semi-cities -- How to dullify downtown -- Tightening up -- The case for gentrification -- Return to the agora -- Appendix A : Digest of open-space zoning provisions in New York City -- Appendix B : Mandating of retailing at street level
Control code
ocn290492920
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 388 pages
Isbn
9780812220742
Lccn
2010275906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
City : rediscovering the center, William H. Whyte ; photos by the author, foreword by Paco Underhill
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, ©1988
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The social life on the street -- Street people -- The skilled pedestrian -- The physical street -- The sensory street -- The design of spaces -- Water, wind, trees, and light -- The management of spaces -- The undesirables -- Carrying capacity -- Steps and entrances -- Concourses and skyways -- Megastructures -- Blank walls -- The rise and fall of incentive zoning -- Sun and shadow -- Bounce light -- Sun easements -- The corporate exodus -- The semi-cities -- How to dullify downtown -- Tightening up -- The case for gentrification -- Return to the agora -- Appendix A : Digest of open-space zoning provisions in New York City -- Appendix B : Mandating of retailing at street level
Control code
ocn290492920
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 388 pages
Isbn
9780812220742
Lccn
2010275906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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