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Title:
Urban parks and open space
Author:
Garvin, Alexander.
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : ULI, Urban Land Institute, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xi, 217 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
General Note:
Sponsored by the ULI, Urban Land Institute and The Trust for Public Land.
Language:
English
Contents:
Enhancing the public realm / Alexander Garvin -- Executive summary : creating better parks and urban open space / Christopher B. Leinberger, Gayle Berens -- Bryant Park, New York City / Gayle Berens -- Cedar Lake Park and Trail, Minneapolis / Peter Harnik -- Downtown Park, Bellevue, Washington / Terry Jill Lassar -- Elliott Donnelley Youth Center Park, Chicago / David Mulvihill -- Embarcadero Promenade, San Francisco / Steven Fader -- Flagstar corporate plaza and Jerome Richardson Park Spartanburg, South Carolina / David Mulvihill -- Hawthorne Park, Kansas City, Missouri / Terry Jill Lassar -- Hudson River Park, New York City / Gayle Berens -- Mill Race Park, Columbus, Indiana / Steven Fader -- The park at post office square, Boston ; Philadelphia Green, Philadelphia ; Pinellas Trail, Pinellas County, Florida / Peter Harnik -- Riverbank State Park, New York City / Gayle Berens -- Shreveport Riverfront Park, Shreveport, Louisiana / David Mulvihill -- Turtle Park, St. Louis / Terry Jill Lassar -- Partnerships : the key to the future for America's urban parks / Martin J. Rosen.
ISBN:
9780874208092
Format :
Book

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Describes how 15 derelict areas of the United States were developed into thriving new parks and offers advice to public agencies and private developers on how to go about revitalizing urban areas. The text includes information on financing techniques, design, management and programmming.