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The return of the livable city

learning from America"s best

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Published by Acropolis Books in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Community development, Urban -- United States.,
    • Urban renewal -- United States.,
    • Civic improvement -- United States.,
    • Quality of life -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRobert H. McNulty, R. Leo Penne, Dorothy R. Jacobson and Partners for Livable Places.
      ContributionsMcNulty, Robert H., 1940-, Penne, R. Leo, 1941-, Jacobson, Dorothy R., 1950-, Partners for Livable Places.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.C6 R47 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 324 p. :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2728266M
      ISBN 100874918286
      LC Control Number86022193

      “A livable city is a city where people live because they want to, not because they have to A city that is good for children is good for everybody.” The City has maintained this livability, not by stiff-arming or demonizing residents, but by engaging them in a “win-win” civic planning process. Hong Kong has dropped out of the world’s top 30 most-livable cities because of poor air quality and social unrest caused by the Occupy Central movement, according to a survey by consulting firm.

      The Livable City. addresses every facet of improving livability--from building private, business, and governmental coalitions to obtaining funding--and provides a clear roadmap from urban nightmare to "Most Livable City" status. It's a valuable and much-needed resource for urban designers, planners, architects, elected officials, business. Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and Paddy Pest is equally comfortable being described as a garrulous gumshoe, a shameful shamus or a lecherous lounge lizard. When the Melbourne community is rocked by the news of abduction and murder, Paddy can smell the prospect of a retainer in the wind.

      Return Policy: Returns Accepted $ New» Click for Details A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure Series) Location: Amazon Warehouse Brand/Style: Practice Building Harmonious. Age-friendly or livable communities have walkable streets, housing and transportation options, access to key services and opportunities for residents to participate in community activities. States, cities, towns and counties to prepare for the rapid aging of the U.S. population by paying increased attention to the environmental, economic and.


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The Livable City addresses every facet of improving livability--from building private, business, and governmental coalitions to obtaining funding--and provides a clear roadmap from urban nightmare to "Most Livable City" status.

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