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Changing Places: Rebuilding Community in the Age of Sprawl
Changing Places Rebuilding Community in the Age of Sprawl
Author: Richard Moe, Carter Wilkie
America's preservation movement has long fought the destructive force of so- called urban renewal, where highways and shopping malls rise up on the rubble of former thriving downtowns. Now communities are in the fight of their lives against urban sprawl- boundless development that devours the countryside and leaves cities and small towns in ruin...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780805061840
ISBN-10: 0805061843
Publication Date: 4/15/1999
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Owl Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Author Moe Wilkie served as president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Called "A vital addition to the growing literature on the strong ties between urban blight and suburban sprawl" (The Detroit Free Press), and "A hard-nosed and historically based critique. More than a jeremiad against sprawl, Changing Places suggests alternatives" (The NY York Times Book Review)


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