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Space for Survival: Blocking the Bulldozer in Urban America
Space for Survival Blocking the Bulldozer in Urban America Author:Charles E. Little, John G. Mitchell The bulldozer is burying America. — Ticky-tacky houses, acres of asphalt, rubble-strewn lots, fenced-off waterfronts, parks gone to waste...there are the hallmarks of a deteriorating environment in and around the cities of America. — How can this environment be restored? — Through open space. — Space for Survival: Blocking the Bulldozer in Urban Ame... more »rica is the Sierra Clun handbook for all those who want to preserve open lands in their own communities. It examines the case histories of popular front open space action: how parks can be woven into the environment, how land acquisition can pay for itself, how inaccessible waterfronts are being opened up.
Space for Survival is a guide for those who believe, as Henry David Thoreau did, that "a town is saved not more by the righteous men in it than by the woods and swamps that surround it."« less