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Author Schmitz, Adrienne.

Title Creating walkable places : compact mixed-use solutions / Adrienne Schmitz and Jason Scully.

Published Washington, D.C. : ULI-the Urban Land Institute, [2006]
©2006

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 UniM Archit  307.12160973 SCHM    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 244 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction : The landscape today ; Less active lifestyles ; The curren health crisis ; How much activity is needed? ; Increasing physical activity ; The demand for change ; What makes a place walkable? ; Overview of this book -- 2. Form and function: creating the pdestrian experience : Creating destinations ; Block by block ; Making connections ; Public spaces ; Parking: carrot or stick? ; Reconfiguring existing development ; You can get there from here -- 3. The business of pedestrian-oriented development : The market ; Financial returns ; Obtaining financing ; The entitlement process ; Project evaluatoin ; Dealing with obstacles to financing ; Site assessment ; A growing market -- 4. Public sector involvement : Who makes up the public sector? ; The public sector's interests in pedestrian-oriented development ; Advantages and disadvantages of public sector partnerships ; Roles for the public sector ; Regulatory process and tools ; The approval process ; Development incentives and tools -- 5. Healthy trends : Urban revitalizations ; New towns gain town centers -- Greyfield redevelopment ; Traditional neighborhood development in Greenfields ; Infill communities ; Housing for seniors ; The case studies -- 6. Case studies : City Heights Urban Village, San Diego, California ; Paseo Colorado, Pasadena, California ; The Market Common, Clarendon, Arlington, Virginia ; The Grove, Los Angeles, California ; Centennial Lakes, Edina, Minnesota ; Birkdale Village, Huntersville, North Carolina ; Saffron, Sammamish, Washington ; Baxter Village, Fort Mill, South Carolina, WaterColor and Seaside, Seagrove Beach, Florida.
Other author Scully, Jason.
Urban Land Institute.
Subject City planning -- United States.
City planning -- Health aspects -- United States.
Pedestrian areas -- United States.
Real estate development -- United States.
Mixed-use developments -- United States -- Case studies.
ISBN 0874209382
9780874209389