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Main Title A better place to live : reshaping the American suburb /
Author Langdon, Philip.
Publisher University of Massachusetts Press,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 29359657
ISBN 0870239147; 9780870239144; 1558491066; 9781558491069
Subjects Suburbs--United States--Planning. ; Suburbs--Planning. ; Stedenbouw. ; Voorsteden. ; Lebensqualität.--(DE-588)4034922-6 ; Stadtplanung.--(DE-588)4056754-0 ; Vorort.--(DE-588)4188691-4 ; USA.--(DE-588)4078704-7 ; Banlieues--âEtats-Unis. ; Vie en banlieue--âEtats-Unis. ; Urbanisation--âEtats-Unis.
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EJAM  HT352.U6L36 1994 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 08/24/2001
EKAD  HT 352 .U6 L36 1994 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 07/23/2010
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xvi, 270 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
America's failing suburbs -- Streets and where they lead us -- The rise of marketing and the decline of planning -- Controlling the neighborhood -- The rediscovery of the town -- Turning around the American house -- Work, shopping, and transportation -- What government can do -- Repairing the existing suburbs -- Prospects for a new vision. Langdon investigates how factors such as houses, stores, and transportation can generate frustration or contribute to a more congenial way of life, depending on the community design.