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  • Suburbia Reimagined

    Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City, 1st Edition

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide, more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, rather than being part of the city system, which is densely populated and offers a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potential for a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge

  • Using Collective Impact to Bring Community Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver

    Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Housing in America

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross

    Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge

  • Characterising Neighbourhoods

    Exploring Local Assets of Community Significance, 1st Edition

    By Richard Guise, James Webb

    It is increasingly important to define what constitutes the unique character of our neighbourhoods, in order to identify what we value and should protect, to pinpoint areas for improvement and places which could be enhanced through sensitive change. But how do we define ‘character’ or a ‘sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Foreclosing the Dream

    How America's Housing Crisis is Reshaping our Cities and Suburbs, 1st Edition

    By William Lucy

    That America entered a profound housing crisis in 2008 is well known. The wave of foreclosures that began to sweep the nation has had radical economic effects. But the force, ramifications, and implications for communities across America have never been spelled out as clearly and thoroughly as they…

    Paperback – 2010-02-01
    Routledge

  • A Decent Home

    Planning, Building, and Preserving Affordable Housing, 1st Edition

    By Alan Mallach

    What is a decent home? Does it simply provide shelter from the elements? Is it affordable enough that you can buy the other necessities of life? Does it connect you to a community with adequate social and economic resources? Noted housing expert Mallach turns his decades of experience to these…

    Paperback – 2009-04-01
    Routledge

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Urban Waterfront Promenades Free Chapter

Some cities have long-treasured waterfront promenades, many cities have recently built ones, and others have plans to create them as opportunities arise. Based on wide research, Urban Waterfront Promenades examines the possibilities for public spaces and offers design and planning approaches useful for professionals, community decision-makers, and scholars. Extensive plans, cross sections, and photographs permit visual comparison.

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