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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

The New Urbanism

The New Urbanism

by Peter Katz

Team 10 Primer

Team 10 Primer

by Alison Smithson

Town and Country

Town and Country

by Mr Mark Girouard

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

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

Millennial City:  a new urban paradigm for 21st century America

Millennial City: a new urban paradigm for 21st century America

by Magnet,Myron

2000. Millennial City: a new urban paradigm for 21st century America edited with an introduction by Myron Magnet, paperback, Ivan R. Dee Publishers, 2000, 440 pages, near new condition.
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$3.19
I.M. PEI

I.M. PEI

by Carter Wiseman

1st Edition. 320pp. Original black cloth. Silver plate with lettering on front cover. Silver lettering on spine. 335 illustrations, 60 in colour. Dust jacket is illustrated with photo of Pei on front cover. Near new condition. Very fine. A fantastic biography with photos of Pei's work including the Louvre and John F. Kennedy Library.
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$75.00
Planning for Jobs

Planning for Jobs

by New York City Planning Commission

1971. Planning for Jobs by New York City Planning Commission March 1971 Supplement to Plan for New York city, 80 pages, maps, photos, architectural drawings, charts and graphs, tables, report draws a detailed profile of the City's blue collar industries and industrial land resources and proposes an expanded industrial renewal program for New York City.
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$8.00
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
Town Design

Town Design

by Gibberd, Frederick

London: Architectural Press, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth chipped at backstrip head. Very good. 300 pp. More than 300 illustrations: photographs, drawings and plans. Index. This book is arranged in four parts: design of the complete town, central areas, industry and housing. Ex-library stamp County Planning Commission Alameda County California. POWELL 1566.
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$35.00
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
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
Future of State Planning March 1938

Future of State Planning March 1938

by National Resources Committee

1938. Future of State Planning March 1938 by National Resources Committee, paperback, 117 pages.
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$2.80
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
Representation of Places: Reality and Realism in City Design

Representation of Places: Reality and Realism in City Design

by Bosselmann, Peter

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1998 ISBN 0-520-20658-4 Quarto (11.25 in. by 8.75 in.); fine hardcover; very good dust jacket; lightly chipped, soiled dust jacket; crisp; bright..
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$20.00
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
Collected Writings, Volume 3: 1931-1939

Collected Writings, Volume 3: 1931-1939

by Frank Lloyd Wright

Rizzoli, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer.
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$40.00
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
Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects 1860-1940; Foreword By Brendan Gill

Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects 1860-1940; Foreword By Brendan Gill

by Mackay, Robert B. & Anthony K. Baker & Carol A. Traynor [Editors]

New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. vermillion cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. 563 pages. 30.5 x 24 cm. Profusely illustrated, black and white photographs, many with accompanying plans. Published in association with the Society for the preservation of Long Island antiquities. Almost 1000 estates were built between the time period covered here by some of the wealthiest families in America.
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$50.00
The City of Troy, New York, Master Plan

The City of Troy, New York, Master Plan

by Cadman, Klinger & Droste and Candeub, Fleissig & Associates

Cadman, Klinger & Droste and Candeub, Fleissig & Associates, None Stated, 1962. Edition Unstated. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 4to, oblong folio. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. Orange and gray wraps, [6], 76 pages, profusely illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. Covers have some spots of soil, scuff marks and paper loss, corners, spine ends and edges are bumped and worn, back... Read more
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$90.00
Height Limits in Northeastern San Francisco

Height Limits in Northeastern San Francisco

by SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING

SF: SF Dept. City Planning, 1963 . The department’s analysis of building height limits in the northeast corner of the city, limited by recent law to forty feet. It documents the department’s futile search for a compromise that will "preserve to the general public the depth and breadth of view...and sweeping panoramas that are the greatest asset of San Francisco...[which] should not be dissipated or diluted by high buildings constructed under alternate proposals considered in this... Read more
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$85.00
City is the People

City is the People

by Churchill,Henry S

1962. City is the People by Henry S. Churchill, Norton Library, paperback, 1962, 204 pages,an approach to city planning.
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$4.00
Nancy Wolf: Hidden Cities, Hidden Longings

Nancy Wolf: Hidden Cities, Hidden Longings

by Franck, Karen A

London: Academy Editions, 1996 128 pages; numerous illustrations in color and b&w. An informal dialogue between Franck and Wolf forms most of the text. . First Edition. Pictorial Wrapper (softcover). Fine. 12"x10".
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$15.00
Shaping the City: New York and the Municipal Art Society

Shaping the City: New York and the Municipal Art Society

by GILMARTIN, Gregory F

New York: Clarkson Potter, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper.
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$20.00
Block By Block: Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York

Block By Block: Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York

by MENNEL, TIMOTHY et al

New York: Princeton Arch. Press, 2007 A collection of essays about Jane Jacobs from New York writers and cultural critics discussing the contemporary relevance of Jacobs's ideas about large-scale redevelopment, gentrification, and activism. First edition. 25 cm;64 pp.; illustrated from photogrraphs and drawings. A fine copy in wrappers..
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$20.00
I. M. Pei : a Profile in American Architecture / Carter Wiseman

I. M. Pei : a Profile in American Architecture / Carter Wiseman

by Wiseman, Carter

New York : H. N. Abrams, 2001. Revised Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 340 pages; Description: 340 p. : ill. (some col. ) ; 29 cm. Subjects: Pei, I. M. , 1917-. Architects --United States --Biography. Originally published in 1990..
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$39.54
British Architects in Exile - AD Architectural Design Profile 115

British Architects in Exile - AD Architectural Design Profile 115

by TOY, Maggie (edits)

Architectural Design, London, 1995. 1st Edition. SOFTCOVER. Large Quarto size (4to). in glossy card covers. 95pp, colour plates, plans etc . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : A well preserved almost AS NEW clean and unmarked copy (faint crease to top corner of front cover). . . . . . . . . . . . NOTE Due to size and/or weight standard shipping to destinations outside the UK will cost more than the price shown above. Orders made by card will be completed after you have approved the extra cost... . . . . .... Read more
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£31.27
The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

by Jacobs, Jane

NY: Modern Library, 1993. (50th anniversary edition); 2rd printing; dj w/unclipped price, in mylar; solid grey c w/gilt spine titles; 458 clean, unmarked pages. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12 vo.
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$25.00