The Great Neighborhood Book: A Do-it-Yourself Guide to Placemaking
by Jay Walljasper
Full of both specific examples and suggestions (drawn from nonprofit think-tank Project for Public Spaces) and more gut-level observations about what makes places work, The Great Neighborhood Book focuses on making neighborhoods not just livable, but lively. By appreciating that neighborhood-building is as much an art than a science, Walljasper gives advice to nourish that inexplicable and creative element of community.
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