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  • Spatial Planning and Fiscal Impact Analysis

    A Toolkit for Existing and Proposed Land Use, 1st Edition

    By Linda Tomaselli

    The Spatial Fiscal Impact Analysis Method is an innovative approach to measure fiscal impact and project the future costs of a proposed development, recognizing that all revenues and expenditures are spatially related. The Spatial Method focuses on estimating existing fiscal impacts of detailed…

    Paperback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    Streets Reconsidered is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29
    Routledge

  • Crafting Form-Based Codes

    Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Korkut Onaran

    This book is for the well-meaning idealists – city planners, urban designers, municipalities, and developers – who are frustrated working within the messy political environments of local democracies. It provides practical tools for crafting form-based rules that can facilitate effective…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Syntax of City Space

    American Urban Grids, 1st Edition

    By Mark David Major

    Many people see American cities as a radical departure in the history of town planning because of their planned nature based on the geometrical division of the land. However, other cities of the world also began as planned towns with geometric layouts so American cities are not unique. Why did the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • Planning the Pacific Northwest

    1st Edition

    By Jill Sterrett, Connie Ozawa, Dennis Ryan, Ethan Seltzer, Jan Whittington

    The Pacific Northwest is green to the extreme. Yet a day trip can go from pristine wilderness to downtown Seattle, Portland, or Vancouver. How are these commercial and cultural hot spots keeping nature and growth in balance - and what's coming next? Trace the path from forests and fish to…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge

  • Planning Atlanta

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harley F Etienne, Barbara Faga

    More than any other major U.S. city, Atlanta regularly reinvents itself. From the Civil War’s devastation to the 1996 Olympic boom to the current housing crisis, the city’s history is a cycle of rise and fall, ruin and resurgence. In Planning Atlanta, two dozen planning practitioners and thought…

    Paperback – 2015-02-20
    Routledge

  • Planning Chicago

    1st Edition

    By D. Bradford Hunt, Jon B DeVries

    In this volume the authors tell the real stories of the planners, politicians, and everyday people who shaped contemporary Chicago, starting in 1958, early in the Richard J. Daley era. Over the ensuing decades, planning did much to develop the Loop, protect Chicago’s famous lakefront, and…

    Paperback – 2013-11-13
    Routledge

  • Delta Urbanism: The Netherlands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Han Meyer, Steffen Nijhuis, Inge Bobbink

    Delta Urbanism is a major new initiative that explores the growth, development, and management of deltaic cities and regions, with the aim of balancing various goals in a sustainable manner: urbanization, port commerce, industrial development, flood defense, public safety, ecological balance,…

    Paperback – 2012-11-14
    Routledge

  • Planning Los Angeles

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Sloane

    Los Angeles isn’t planned; it just happens. Right? Not so fast! Despite the city’s reputation for spontaneous evolution, a deliberate planning process shapes the way Los Angeles looks and lives. Editor David C. Sloane, a planning professor at the University of Southern California, has enlisted 30…

    Paperback – 2012-11-14
    Routledge

  • Delta Urbanism: New Orleans

    1st Edition

    By Richard Campanella

    This volume of APA's Delta Urbanism series traces the development of New Orleans from precolonial times to post-Katrina realities, in the context of the deltaic plain on which it lies. The book describes the underlying physical terrain and covers the various transformations humans have made to it:…

    Paperback – 2010-04-01
    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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