The Great Neighborhood Book: A Do-it-Yourself Guide to Placemaking

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New Society Publishers, Jun 1, 2007 - Political Science - 192 pages
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Easy to read and full of simple actions you can take to improve your neighborhood. Lots of examples of real people implementing the ideas and making a difference. Maybe I'll try some of them out! Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Feeling Right at Home
9
Where Everybody Knows Your Name
33
Going Places
53
Keeping Peace in the Streets
75
Where the Action Is
95
Greening the Neighborhood
111
Pride in Your Place
131
Getting Things Done
151
About the Author
175
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Project for Public Spaces (PPS) has worked for 30 years in over 1,500 communities in 47 states and 24 countries to create and sustain public places that build communities. PPS was founded to build upon the pioneering Street Life Project of writer-sociologist William H. Whyte, and has published over 14 books and studies.

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