Fifty years after the publication of her most influential book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs is perhaps the most widely read urbanist ever. Her ideas contributed to the wholesale re-evaluation of the tenets of contemporary planning: urban renewal, public housing,...
Published April 1st 2011 by APA Planners Press
Higher education is more important than ever, for individual success and for national economic growth. And yet higher education in the United States is in crisis: public funding has been in free fall; tuition has skyrocketed making colleges and universities less accessible; basic structures such as...
Published December 27th 2010 by Routledge
Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States
In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how...
Published December 5th 2003 by Routledge