The Resource City : rediscovering the center, William H. Whyte ; photos. by the author

City : rediscovering the center, William H. Whyte ; photos. by the author

Label
City : rediscovering the center
Title
City
Title remainder
rediscovering the center
Statement of responsibility
William H. Whyte ; photos. by the author
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
By mostly watching people the author describes and analyzes the city and its people and the effect each makes on the other
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-1999
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whyte, William H.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT151
LC item number
.W55 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • City and town life
  • City planning
  • Sociology, Urban
  • Sociologie urbaine
  • Urbanisme
  • Vie urbaine
  • Villes
  • Vie urbaine
  • Sociologie urbaine
  • Urbanisme
  • Villes
  • Cities and towns
  • City and town life
  • City planning
  • Sociology, Urban
  • Stadssociologie
  • Stadsplanning
  • Stadtplanung
  • Stadtsoziologie
  • Cities and towns
  • City life
  • City planning
  • Stadtplanung
  • Stadtsoziologie
Label
City : rediscovering the center, William H. Whyte ; photos. by the author
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [367]-377
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The social life of the street -- Street people -- The skilled pedestrian -- The physical street -- The sensory street -- The design of spaces -- Water, wind, trees, and light -- The management of spaces -- The undesirables -- Carrying capacity -- Steps and entrances -- Concourses and skyways -- Megastructures -- Blank walls -- The rise and fall of incentive zoning -- Sun and shadow -- Bounce light -- Sun easements -- The corporate exodus -- The semi-cities -- How to dullify downtown -- Tightening up -- The case for gentrification -- Return to the agora -- Appendix A: Digest of open-space zoning provisions New York City -- Appendix B: Mandating of retailing at street level
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780385054584
Lccn
88003977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)17619517
  • (OCoLC)ocm17619517
Label
City : rediscovering the center, William H. Whyte ; photos. by the author
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [367]-377
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The social life of the street -- Street people -- The skilled pedestrian -- The physical street -- The sensory street -- The design of spaces -- Water, wind, trees, and light -- The management of spaces -- The undesirables -- Carrying capacity -- Steps and entrances -- Concourses and skyways -- Megastructures -- Blank walls -- The rise and fall of incentive zoning -- Sun and shadow -- Bounce light -- Sun easements -- The corporate exodus -- The semi-cities -- How to dullify downtown -- Tightening up -- The case for gentrification -- Return to the agora -- Appendix A: Digest of open-space zoning provisions New York City -- Appendix B: Mandating of retailing at street level
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780385054584
Lccn
88003977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)17619517
  • (OCoLC)ocm17619517

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