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The Walkable City: From Haussmann's Boulevard to Jane Jacobs' Streets and Beyond

The Walkable City: From Haussmann's Boulevard to Jane Jacobs' Streets and Beyond

The Walkable City: From Haussmann's Boulevard to Jane Jacobs' Streets and Beyond

$22.95

Soderstrom, Mary. The Walkable City: From Haussmann's Boulevard to Jane Jacobs' Streets and Beyond

Vehicule Press 2009

Book ID: 82594

Through Paris, New York City, Toronto, North Vancouver, and Singapore, this examination depicts how the architectural evolutions of major cities have changed the lives of their ordinary citizensÑin both positive and negative ways. According to this account, making a metropolis navigable by foot again is crucial, and it suggests how people can reorganize their personal lives in order to make this possible again.

240 pp., 100 B&W illus. Pap.