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Alexander Garvin

Full Name: Alexander Garvin
Number of Works: 6
New Yorker Alexander Garvin combines a career in urban planning and real estate with teaching and public service.

ISBN: 0071373675, 9780071373678
Keywords: doesn, works, city, american
Pages: 560
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%

This comprehensive,multidisciplinary approach to urban planning and design in America analyzes key projects initiated in 250 U.S. urban areas and details which strategies and programs were successful and which failed. New to the Second Edition:* New sections on stadiums,entertainment centers,business improvement districts,tax credit housing* Checklists and tables for field use* A review of recent failures and successes This classic reference,fully revised for the new millennium,provides proven strategies for professionals and invaluable real-world insights for students. Since the release of
ISBN: 0393732797, 9780393732795
Keywords: communites, livable, key, parks, public
Pages: 224
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 40%

Everything that anybody (whether they are citizen activists, or public officials, or professional landscape architects, architects, and planners) needs to know about the critical role public parks play in creating livable communities. Millions of dollars are being spent on restoring parks and creating new ones. Planner Alexander Garvin explains the rationales for their existence, the forms they take, their value, ways to pay for and govern them, and the ingredients that make successful parks, providing the first single definitive source of wisdom about them.
ISBN: 0874208092, 9780874208092
Keywords: space, open, parks, urban
Pages: 217
Published: 1997

Describes how 15 derelict areas of the United States were developed into thriving new parks and offers advice to public agencies and private developers on how to go about revitalizing urban areas. The text includes information on financing techniques, design, management and programmming.
ISBN: 0972553525, 9780972553520
Keywords: exchange, information
Pages: 96
Published: 2003

After the attacks on the World Trade Center, the question of how cities renew, rebuild, and remember has become ever more pertinent. By placing the event within a global, cultural, and historical context, and examining the ways in which cities around the world have rebuilt in the wake of natural and man-made disasters, Van Alen Institute offers some possible answers to the question. Information Exchange explores a range of temporary and permanent public art and architecture projects built in the damaged cities of Berlin, Beirut, Kobe, Manchester, Sarajevo, Oklahoma City, and San Francisco by s