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The Death and Life Of Great American Cities

The Death and Life Of Great American Cities

by Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs was born on May 4, 1916, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Her father was a physician and her mother taught school and worked as a nurse. After high school and a year spent as a reporter on the Scranton Tribune, Jacobs went to New York, where she found a succession of jobs as a stenographer and wrote free-lance articles about the city's many working districts, which fascinated her. In 1952, after a number of writing and editing jobs ranging in subject matter from metallurgy to a geography of the... Read more
City In History, The

City In History, The

by Lewis Mumford

The city’s development from ancient times to the modern age. Winner of the National Book Award. “One of the major works of scholarship of the twentieth century” (Christian Science Monitor). Index; illustrations.
Cities and The Wealth Of Nations

Cities and The Wealth Of Nations

by Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs was the legendary author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities, a work that has never gone out of print and that has transformed the disciplines of urban planning and city architecture. Her other major works include The Economy of Cities, Systems of Survival, The Nature of Economies and Dark Age Ahead. She died in 2006.
The Power Broker

The Power Broker

by Robert a Caro

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York is a Pulitzer Prize-winning 1974 biography of Robert Moses, "New York City's Master Builder", by Robert Caro. In the years since its publication, and especially since Moses's death in 1981, it has been central to discussion of Moses and the history of 20th-century New York.
The Power Broker

The Power Broker

by Robert A Caro

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [1173]-1177.
Cities Of Tomorrow

Cities Of Tomorrow

by Peter Hall

Town and Country

Town and Country

by Mr Mark Girouard

City

City

by William H Whyte

The New Urbanism

The New Urbanism

by Peter Katz

Team 10 Primer

Team 10 Primer

by Alison Smithson

Wheel Estate

Wheel Estate

by Allan D Wallis

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The Power Broker

by Robert Caro

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Cities Of Tomorrow

by Peter; Hall, Peter Geoffrey Hall

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The New Urbanism

by Peter; and Vincent Scully, Todd W Bressi, Peter Calthorpe, Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Elizabeth Moule, Stefanos Ployzoides Katz

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Kingsport Tennessee

by Margaret Wolfe

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A Gentle Architecture

by Francis Spoerry

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Urban Spaces

by David Kenneth Specter

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Venturi Scott Brown & Assocaites

by Venturi Scott Brown

Urban Planning Books & Ephemera

Preserving the World\'s Great Cities

Preserving the World's Great Cities

by Anthony M Tung

ANTHONY M. TUNG has been a New York City Landmarks Preservation Commissioner, a member of the Board of Trustees of Cooper Union, and a lecturer on architecture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He lives in New York City.
Architectural Ornament

Architectural Ornament

by Brolin, Brent C

Representation Of Places

Representation Of Places

by Bosselmann, Peter

I M Pei

I M Pei

by Wiseman, Carter

Urban Politics:  past, present & future

Urban Politics: past, present & future

by Hahn and Levine

1980. Urban Politics: past, present & future by Harlan Hahn and Charles Levine, Longman, paperback, 1980, 404 pages, very good condition.
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$3.60
Town Centres:  Cost and Control of Redevelopment

Town Centres: Cost and Control of Redevelopment

by Ministry of Housing and Local Government, Transpor

1963. Town Centres: Cost and Control of Redevelopment by Ministry of Housing and Local Government, paperback, 1963, 22 pages, very good condition.
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$4.40
American Architecture And Urbanism

American Architecture And Urbanism

by Scully, Vincent

New York: Praeger, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. gray cloth. Fine in slightly rubbed dust wrapper. 275 pages. 26 x 23 cm. 525 illustrations include photographs, drawings and maps. A Note on Method and Bibliography. Index. Scully's thesis here is "to present a history of architecture in which city planning is regarded as an inseparable part of the whole both in immediate physical effect and in ultimate social significance." KARPEL B619 "According to Albert Fein, this is a mature and important... Read more
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$35.00
Ville Nouvelles de l'URSS

Ville Nouvelles de l'URSS

by [VARIOUS]

Moscow, 1958 A collection of eight booklets showing new planning and construction in the following towns: Roustavi,Zaporojie, Angarsk, Voljski, Kokhtla-Iarve, Magnitogorsk, Soumgait, and Stalinsk. 4to; each vol. approx. 25 pp.; illustrated from photographs and plans. Scattered light foxing; else a good set in a broken publisher's slipcase. Text in Russian..
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$125.00
Dimensions of State and Urban Policy Making

Dimensions of State and Urban Policy Making

by Leach and O'Rourke

1975. Dimensions of State and Urban Policy Making by Richard H. Leach and Timothy G. O'Rourke, Macmillan Pub, paperback, 1975, 418 pages.
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$6.00
Toward a National Urban Policy

Toward a National Urban Policy

by Moynihan,Daniel P

1970. Toward a National Urban Policy edited by Daniel P. Moynihan, Basic Book Publishers, hard cover no dust jacket, torn spine, 1979, 348 pages.
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$4.00
Preserving the World's Great Cities: The Destruction and Renewal of the Historic Metropolis

Preserving the World's Great Cities: The Destruction and Renewal of the Historic Metropolis

by Tung, Anthony M

Three Rivers Press, 2001. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. First paperback printing. Minimal wear to corners, ink gift note inside. 2001 Trade Paperback. 469, [1] pp. "Both epic and intimate, this is the story of the fight to save the world's architectural and cultural heritage as it is embodied in the extraordinary buildings and urban spaces of the great cities of Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Never before have the complexities and dramas of urban preservation been as keenly... Read more
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$10.00
The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

by Jacobs, Jane

New York: The Modern Library, 1993. Reprint. Fine/Near Fine. Fourth printing of the Modern Library edition. Signed by Jane Jacobs on the title page in blue ink. Bound in publisher's original grey cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Fine, in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light shelf wear.
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$1,000.00
Group Practice in Design

Group Practice in Design

by Middleton, Michael

New York: Braziller, 1969. 1st American edition. Hardcover. Orig. tan cloth. Very good in worn dust wrapper. With a Note by Misha Black. More than seventy-five black and whiteillustrations. References. Index. An analysis of the nature of design, and the role of design teams in industry, communications and architecture. The problems and prospects of teamwork in design.
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$30.00
Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life

Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life

by Jane Jacobs

Random House, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. 257 pages. Light wear and discoloring; some soiling on the foreedge else very good. The jacket has some creasing and wear, a few stains. "Jacobs argues that virtually all economic life, no matter how geographically remote from cities, depends on cities to maintain it or change it." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: Economics; ISBN: 0394480473. ISBN/EAN: 9780394480473. Inventory No: 179127. .... Read more
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$6.00
Civic Action

Civic Action

by IOVINE, JULIE [ed.]

Catalog for an exhibition based on a project about community, real estate development, and the built and natural environment of Long Island City, presented by the Noguchi Museum and the Socrates Sculpture Park. Showing constructed work by Natalie Jerimijenko, Mary Miss, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and George Trakas. First edition. 8vo; 123 pp.; illustrated from photographs, plans, and drawings. A fine copy in original wrappers..
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$50.00
Planning Theory in the 1980's:  a search for future directions

Planning Theory in the 1980's: a search for future directions

by Burchbell and Sternlieb

1982. Planning Theory in the 1980's: a search for future directions by Robert W. Burchbell and George Sternlieb, paperback, 1982, 365 pages,
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$3.96
Urban Planning in Transition

Urban Planning in Transition

by Erber,ERnest

1977. Urban Planning in Transition by Ernest Erber, Grossman Publishers, 1977, hard cover, torn dust jacket, 323 pages, very good condition.
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$3.19
Signs in Vancouver

Signs in Vancouver

by VANCOUVER PLANNING DEPARTMENT

Vancouver: Vancouver Planning Dept., 1974 A handbook for sign owners and designers seeking to be in compliance with the city’s new sign law. Showing examples of appropriate signage in residential, industrial, and commercial areas. Includes historic disTricts and the waterfront. Oblong 8vo; 41 pp.; illustrated from photographs and drawings. A very good copy in plastic comb-bound stiff wrappers..
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$40.00
Metropolis to Metroplex:  the social and spatial planning of cities

Metropolis to Metroplex: the social and spatial planning of cities

by Meltzer,Jack

1984. Metropolis to Metroplex: the social and spatial planning of cities by Jack Meltzer, Johns Hopkins University, 1984, paperback, 201 pages, near new conditin.
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$4.55
Housing Definitions as they relate to programs of Housing and Home

Housing Definitions as they relate to programs of Housing and Home

by Mason,Norman P

1959. Housing Definitions as they relate to programs of Housing and Home Finance Agency by Norman P. Mason, Jan 1959, paperback, 46 pages, some underlining.
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$2.00
The State of Population Theory: Forward from Malthus

The State of Population Theory: Forward from Malthus

by Coleman, David; Schofield, Roger

Blackwell Pub, 1988-04-01. Paperback. Very Good +/None as issued. Clean, solid copy with previous owner's name stamp on first page, otherwise no writing, highlighting, marks, or creased page corners. Cover is glossy with a little edge wear at bottom and a small, slightly wrinkled area at back bottom corner. Binding tight and square; no creases to spine or cover. Appears to have had little use. Books that sell for $12 or more ship bubble wrapped and boxed; under $12 in a bubble mailer. Expedited and... Read more
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$19.40
The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

by Jacobs, Jane

New York: Random House, 1961. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Near Fine in unclipped dust jacket. Tape to endsheets with evidence of tape removal from edge of jacket flaps. Previous owner inscription to front free endpaper. Pages lightly toned. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, and a short closed tear at the foot of the spine, which has been mended from the blank verso. Still, a lovely copy. An empowering work by an inspiring figure, reminding us that our perceived... Read more
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$450.00
Role of the Redeveloper in Urban Renewal

Role of the Redeveloper in Urban Renewal

by Fitzpatrick,B. T

1961. Role of the Redeveloper in Urban Renewal by B. T. Fitzpatrick, Federal Bar Journal, vol 21, #3 Summer 1961, paperback, 11 pages.
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$2.80
States and the Metropolitan Problem:  report to the governers' confer

States and the Metropolitan Problem: report to the governers' confer

by Council of State Governments

1956. States and the Metropolitan Problem: report to the governers' conference by Council of State Governments, 1956, hard cover, decorated cover, 153 pages.
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$3.99
New Agenda for Cities

New Agenda for Cities

by Nathan,Richard E

1992. New Agenda for Cities by Richard E. Nathan, National League of Cities, 1992, paperback, 122 pages, new condition.
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$2.00
Participatory City: 100 Urban Trends----New York Berlin Mumbai

Participatory City: 100 Urban Trends----New York Berlin Mumbai

by NICANOR, MARIA

New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2013 Catalogs for the BMW Guggenheim Lab that opened in New York in 2011 for ten weeks before moving on. The catalogs offer material from the three international exhibitions held from 2011-2013. In each location the Lab functioned as a platform for free tours, workshops, discussions, performances, etc., and these catalogs provide a glossary of contextualized definitions that apply to the way people understand, design, and live in cities, and identify urban trends. Three... Read more
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$45.00
ARCH+ 211/212: Think Global, Build Social!

ARCH+ 211/212: Think Global, Build Social!

by Nikolaus Kuhnert [ed.]

Aachen: ARCH +, 2013 Issue 211/212 of this journal for architecture and urbanism, featuring an exhibition curated by Andres Lepik for the Deutsche Architekturmuseum and the Architekturzentrum Wien, for which this issue serves as a catalog. Text in English and German. 29.5 cm; 216 pp.; illustrated. A short tear to bottom edge of cover; else a very good copy in wrappers. .
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$65.00
Le Citta Venete Di Terraferma nelle vedute del Settecento

Le Citta Venete Di Terraferma nelle vedute del Settecento

by Calabi, Donatella (Introduction)

Milan: Il Polifilo, 1990. First printing. Hardcover. Orig. brown morocco and spine and thick brown boards. Teg. Fine in fine matching slipcase.. 184 pages. Folio, 36 x 26 cm. Four page Abstract in English. 23 double-page or fold-out plates depicting views and plans of towns and cities in 18th century Italy of which, it appears that Verona held more allure for the foreign traveller than the other two cities of central Veneto, Padua and Vicenza. A series of contemporary engravings presents the... Read more
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$250.00
Building American Cities:  the urban real estate game 2nd edn

Building American Cities: the urban real estate game 2nd edn

by Feagin and Parker

1989. Building American Cities: the urban real estate game 2nd edn by Joe R. Feagin and Robert Parker, Prentice Hall, paperback, 1989, 310 pages, some underlining.
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$2.00