The Essential William H. Whyte
"Whyte's fascination with cities led to the creation of the Street Life Project, a ten-year study of the dynamics of how people interact with the urban environment. The crowning achievement of Whyte's career came with the publication of City: Rediscovering the Center (1988). In these pages Whyte distilled the results of his extensive empirical research into a celebration of why people are naturally drawn to the vibrant center of a city and what planners can do to encourage a healthy relationship between citizen and city." "The Essential William H. Whyte offers the core writings of a great observer of the postwar American scene."--BOOK JACKET.
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Although it's shelved with landscape architecture and urbanism books for its content prefiguring [book: Suburban Nation], I found the excerpts from "The Organization Man" more interesting, for its relationship to the "Organization Kid" article. Read full review