New urbanism and the rise of neotraditionalism in urban planning
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Includes bibliographical references.
List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Chapter One The City in History: Mumford Revisited -- Chapter Two Lewis Mumford and Jane Jacobs as Precursors of New Urbanism: Residents' Reaction to Different Urban Visions -- Chapter Three We're on a Road to Nowhere: Housing Policy in the U.S. -- Chapter Four A Case for Traditional Town Planning -- Chapter Five Louisville's Historical Belles: Cherokee Triangle and Old Louisville -- Chapter Six A Tale of Two Villages: Park DuValle and West Clay -- Chapter Seven New Urbanism in a University Town: The Case of Gainesville and the University of Florida -- Chapter Eight Building Community: Residential Satisfaction in Conventional and Neotraditional Suburban Neighborhoods -- Chapter Nine Best Businesses for New Urbanism Communities -- Chapter Ten Conclusion: Old and New Rules -- Selected Bibliography.
This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis.
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