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Welcome to Wynott: Rethinking the Way We've Always Done Things
     

Welcome to Wynott: Rethinking the Way We've Always Done Things

by Ray Harris
 

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With a light touch and a lot of humor, Ray Harris applies fresh thinking to existing systems and structures, and creates a blueprint for a new American urban community, called “Wynott.” Whether an inner-city neighborhood, an aging suburb, or a small town, Wynott can exist in any place where enough people agree to try something different, and commit to

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With a light touch and a lot of humor, Ray Harris applies fresh thinking to existing systems and structures, and creates a blueprint for a new American urban community, called “Wynott.” Whether an inner-city neighborhood, an aging suburb, or a small town, Wynott can exist in any place where enough people agree to try something different, and commit to making it work.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940032813446
Publisher:
Ray Harris
Publication date:
10/12/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

What People are Saying About This

Jay Walljasper
A refreshing serving of common sense about how to make our communities more prosperous and pleasurable.

—Jay Walljasper, Author of The Great Neighborhood Book

Amy E. Ryan
Fresh thinking, an easy read, and full of important ideas.

—Amy E. Ryan, Library Director, Boston

Thomas Fisher
A very powerful message that will appeal to a lot of people because of its humor, wit, and accessibility.

—Thomas Fisher, Professor and Dean, College of Design, University of Minnesota

Don Fraser
Refreshing and provocative ideas to make life better for everybody, from toddlers to seniors.

—Don Fraser, Mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota 1980-1993

David S. Doty
Why not Ray Harris for president? Ray has solved many of the problems besetting our society. His witty and imaginative solutions, together with the charming illustrations, make this book a must-read.

—David S. Doty, Senior U.S. District Judge, District of Minnesota

Phillip L. Davis
In Welcome to Wynott, Ray shares the wisdom that has made him one of the community's best teachers. Through his decades of leadership, he's taught all of us the importance of embracing rather than resisting change.

—Phillip L. Davis, President, Minneapolis Community & Technical College

Meet the Author

Ray Harris is a self-employed problem-solver. His achievements include several unique real estate developments, a thriving public elementary school, a full-scale development of services and residences for seniors, and most recently, an ambitious public/private partnership to restore and improve public spaces. With a little bit of moxie and a lot of mojo, Ray has made a career out of doing what people said can’t be done. His hard-won knowledge on a wide variety of topics is elegantly compiled in "Welcome to Wynott."

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