The death and life of great American cities

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Vintage Books, 1961 - Political Science - 458 pages
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A serious study of urban America and the need for creative planning and renewal of our cities.

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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

It took me a long time to read this book but at no time did I feel like stopping. It's just that I had to take my time to digest all the important messages Jacobs gave in the book and then think about ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlexEpstein - LibraryThing

Written in 1961, this awesome book pretty much explains why the big city projects of the 50's and 60's didn't work, why tearing down grand old buildings and decaying low-density neighborhoods can be ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Part One THE PECULIAR NATURE OF CITIES
27
safety
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Copyright

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