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Title:
Inside city parks
Author:
Harnik, Peter.
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : ULI-the Urban Land Institute ; [United States?] : Trust for Public Land, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
214 pages ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780874208320
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Written by the non-profit Urban Land Institute, this volume provides analyses of the park systems in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, and Tampa. The park system and its evolution are described for each city, and its strengths and weaknesses are discussed. Tables provide the vital statistics of the city and its park and recreation body, its park budget and sources. Maps and photos illustrate the cities and their parks. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


Author Notes

Peter Harnik is a consultant on urban park issues to the Trust for Public Land.


Table of Contents

Joe Brown
Forewordp. xiii
How to Use This Bookp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
Part I High-Density Citiesp. 7
New Yorkp. 9
San Franciscop. 17
Chicagop. 23
Bostonp. 31
Philadelphiap. 39
Miamip. 47
Baltimorep. 53
Los Angelesp. 59
Part II Medium-Density Citiesp. 67
Detroitp. 69
Minneapolisp. 75
Clevelandp. 81
Pittsburghp. 87
Seattlep. 95
St. Louisp. 101
Cincinnatip. 107
Portland, Oregonp. 113
Tablesp. 119
Part III Low-Density Citiesp. 139
San Diegop. 141
Denverp. 149
Houstonp. 155
Dallasp. 161
Atlantap. 167
Phoenixp. 175
Tampap. 181
Indianapolisp. 189
Kansas City, Missourip. 195
Conclusionp. 201