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Author Leinberger, Christopher B.

Title The option of urbanism [electronic resource] : investing in a new American dream / Christopher B. Leinberger.

Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 207 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-200) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Futurama and the 20th-century American dream -- The rise of drivable sub-urbia -- The standard real estate product types : why every place looks like every place else -- Consequences of drivable sub-urban growth -- The market rediscovers walkable urbanism -- Defining walkable urbanism : why more is better -- Unintended consequences of walkable urbanism -- Achieving the next American dream : leveling the playing field and implementing walkable urbanism.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Urbanization -- United States.
Community development, Urban.
Suburbs -- United States.
Cities and towns -- United States -- Growth.
City planning -- United States.
Sustainable development -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781597261364 (hardcover : alk. paper)
159726136X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781597261371 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1597261378 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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