Creating Vibrant Public Spaces: Streetscape Design in Commercial and Historic Districts / Edition 2

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Overview

Creating Vibrant Public Spaces uses examples from communities across the United States to illustrate the potential for restoring the balance provided by older urban centers between automobile access and "walkability." Ned Crankshaw describes how, with creativity, planning, and commitment, these centers can thrive again, adding to the quality of local life and contributing to the local economy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781597264839
  • Publisher: Island Press
  • Publication date: 10/15/2008
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ned Crankshaw is an associate professor of landscape architecture at the University of Kentucky. He has written about streetscape design in historic commercial districts in numerous journals and magazines.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Philosophical Basis for Downtown Design 1

Chapter 2 Space and Land Use Configuration in Historic Commercial Districts 40

Chapter 3 Connections: Neighborhood and Downtown 86

Chapter 4 Walking Downtown: The Visitor's Experience 110

Chapter 5 The Arrangement of Parking: A Design Perspective 128

Chapter 6 Streetscape and Public Space Design Guidelines 158

Notes 199

Index 207

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