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The death and life of great American cities, Jane Jacobs

Label
The death and life of great American cities
Title
The death and life of great American cities
Statement of responsibility
Jane Jacobs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Penetrating analysis of the functions and organization of city neighborhoods, the forces of deterioration and regeneration, and the necessary planning innovations
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-2006
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacobs, Jane
Dewey number
307.76/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT167
LC item number
.J33 1992
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City planning
  • Urban renewal
  • Urban policy
Label
The death and life of great American cities, Jane Jacobs
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Random House, [1961]
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Vintage books ed.
Extent
458 pages
Isbn
9780679741954
Lccn
92050082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm26213966
  • (OCoLC)26213966
  • 988682
Label
The death and life of great American cities, Jane Jacobs
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Random House, [1961]
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Vintage books ed.
Extent
458 pages
Isbn
9780679741954
Lccn
92050082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm26213966
  • (OCoLC)26213966
  • 988682

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