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Written by the non-profit Urban Land Institute, this volume provides analyses of the park systems in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, and Tampa. The park system and its evolution are described for each city, and its strengths and weaknesses are discussed. Tables provide the vital statistics of the city and its park and recreation body, its park budget and sources. Maps and photos illustrate the cities and their parks. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Peter Harnik has been involved in conservation advocacy and environmental protection for 30 years. A cofounder of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and a long time board member of the Washington Area Bicycle Association, Harnik has worked to create parks and trails at both the national and local levels. In 1995, he became a consultant on urban parks issues to the Trust for Public Land.Review:
"Now finally comes a book that sheds light on the marvelous park systems of our biggest cities" -- Bruce Babbitt
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Book Description Urban Land Inst, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110874208327
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