Publisher description for Pedestrian malls, streetscapes, and urban spaces / Harvey M. Rubenstein.


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Counter An analysis of the pedestrian malls built during the urban renewal period of the 60's and 70's, and of new urban open space designs. Explores the trend towards, and away from, full pedestrian malls, and analyzes newer project types, such as festival marketplaces and mixed-use urban spaces. Describes mall development processes such as feasibility analysis, planning and design. Also covers street furnishings ranging from paving, fountains and sculpture to lighting, canopies and seating. Offers updated coverage of new projects in New York, Tampa, Memphis, Louisville and Minneapolis. Also features over 250 photographs as well as detailed site plans of the projects covered.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Shopping malls United States, Marketplaces United States, Plazas United States, Urban beautification United States