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Urban Green

Innovative Parks for Resurgent Cities

by Peter Harnik

For years American urban parks fell into decay due to disinvestment, but as cities began to reboundand evidence of the economic, cultural, and health benefits of parks grew investment in urban parks swelled. The U.S. Conference of Mayors recently cited meeting the growing demand for parks and open space as one of the biggest challenges for urban le...
Publish Date
2010
April 14
Goodreads rating
4.25
ISBN
9781597266840
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Peter Harnik …reveals how the push to preserve and promote our nation's urban parks is one of the most exciting frontiers in urban planning, dramatically changing the way we think about what is possible in a 21st-century city.     source