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How does the design of a neighborhood affect its residents? In this engaging book. Sidney Brower shows how a neighborhood's design lays the groundwork for the social relationships that make it a community.
Sidney Brower is a professor of urban studies and planning at the University of Maryland.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
A Note to the Reader
Introduction: Neighbors & Neighborhoods
Social Science Research
What Is Community?
Roland Park, Baltimore, Maryland, 1891
Radburn, New Jersey, 1929
Twin Oaks Community, Louisa, Virginia, 1967
Seaside, Florida, 1982
Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, 1902
Levittown, Long Island, New York, 1947
Celebration, Florida, 1996
The Community of Rosebank, Baltimore, 1970s-1980s
Suitable Physical Settings
Riverside, Illinois, 1868
Letchworth Garden City, United Kingdom, 1903
The Neighborhood Unit Formula, 1928
Columbia, Maryland, 1967
Lake Claire Cohousing, Atlanta, 1977
Ongoing Traditions and the Historical Past
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1912
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 1703
Mariemont, Ohio, 1922
Opa-locka, Florida, 1925
The Appearance of Community
A Unified Composition
A Common Theme
Ten Properties of a Community-Generating Neighborhood
Four Types of Community
Five Qualities of a Good Community Design
Policy, Management, and Process
The Neighborhood Store
Mixed Income Communities
The Planning Process as a Generator of Community
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