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What makes a great city

Alexander Garvin author.

2016

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (HT 185 .G37 2016 )()

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  • Title:
    What makes a great city
  • Author: Alexander Garvin author.
  • Description: Defining the Public Realm -- Streets, Squares, and Parks -- Beyond Streets, Squares, and Parks -- Making Cities Great -- Open to Anybody -- Something for Everybody -- Attracting and Retaining Market Demand -- Providing a Framework for Successful Urbanization -- Sustaining a Habitable Environment -- Nurturing and Supporting a Civil Society -- Overwhelmingly Identifiable, Accessible, and Easy to Use -- Plaza Mayor, Salamanca, Spain -- Creating an Identifiable, Accessible, and Easy-to-Use Public Realm -- The Paris Metro -- Federal Center, Chicago -- Piazza del Campo, Siena, Italy -- The Squares of Savannah -- Sixteenth Street, Denver -- Keeping the Public Realm Safe -- Gran Via, Barcelona -- Piet Heinkade, Amsterdam -- The Streets of Paris -- Feeling Comfortable -- Jardin du Palais Royale, Paris -- Commonwealth Avenue, Boston -- Kungstradgarten, Stockholm -- Via dei Condotti, Rome^^^
    Via Aquilante, Gubbio, Italy -- Worth Avenue, Palm Beach -- Levittown, Long Island -- Forever Welcoming -- A Reason to Return Again and Again -- Boulevard des Italiens, Paris -- Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris -- Washington Park, Chicago -- Having Fun -- Playgrounds -- Piazza Navona, Rome -- Animating a Multifunctional Public Realm -- Market Square and PPG Place, Pittsburgh -- A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place -- Central Park, New York City -- Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona -- Reclaiming Bits of the Public Realm for Public Use -- Plenty of People -- Using the Public Realm to Trigger Private Development -- Place des Vosges, Paris -- The Revival of the Place des Vosges -- Regent's Park, London -- Avenue Foch, Paris -- Enlarging the Public Realm to Accommodate a Growing Market -- An Administrative Center for the Modern City of Paris -- North Michigan Avenue, Chicago^^^ckholm -- Via dei Condotti, Rome^^^
    Responding to Diminishing Market Demand by Repositioning the Public Realm -- Kärntner Straße, Vienna -- Bryant Park, New York City -- Continuing Investment -- Alternative Frameworks -- Atlanta -- Dubrovnik, Croatia -- Rome -- St. Petersburg, Russia -- The Paris Street Network -- Ringstrasse, Vienna -- Radio-Concentric Moscow -- Houston's Highway Rings -- The Manhattan Grid -- Maintaining the Public Realm Framework -- Thirty-Fourth Street, Manhattan -- Determining the Location of Market Activity -- What Does It Take to Sustain a Habitable Environment? -- Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn -- Using the Public Realm to Create a Habitable Environment -- Boston's Emerald Necklace -- Long Island's Network of Parks, Beaches, and Parkways -- Reconfiguring the Public Realm to Improve Habitability -- The Public Squares of Portland, Oregon -- New York City's Greenstreets Program -- Transportation Alternatives That Improve Habitability^^^
    Union Square, San Francisco -- Post Office Square, Boston -- Congestion Pricing in London -- Congestion Targets in Zurich -- An Ever More Habitable Public Realm -- The Chicago Lakeshore -- Reviving the San Antonio River -- Operating the Public Realm -- Park Management in New York City -- An Ever-Improving Public Realm -- The Nurturing Role of the Public Realm -- The Streets of Copenhagen -- Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), St. Petersburg -- Red Square, Moscow -- Ensuring That the Public Realm Continues to Nurture a Civil Society -- Times Square, Manhattan -- The Public Realm as a Setting for Self-Expression -- Whose Realm Is It? -- Determining the Daily Life of a City -- The Squares of London -- The Minneapolis Park System -- The Madrid Miracle -- The Key to Greatness -- The Patient Search for a Better Tomorrow -- Place de la Republique, Paris -- Post Oak Boulevard in the Uptown District of Houston -- Brooklyn Bridge Park^^^
    Atlanta's BeltLine Emerald Necklace -- Waterfront Toronto -- What Makes a City Great.
  • Local Note: acq2017mcd
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press
  • Format: xxvii, 312 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781610917575;ISBN 161091757X;ISBN 9781610917582;ISBN 1610917588
  • Subjects: Public spaces; City planning; City and town life; City and town life; City planning; Public spaces
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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