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Evicted: Poverty And Profit In The American City
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NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF TIME ’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • One of the most acclaimed books of our time, this modern classic “has set a new standard for reporting…
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|December 1, 1992

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A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the…
Palaces For The People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, And The…
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“A comprehensive, entertaining, and compelling argument for how rebuilding social infrastructure can help heal divisions in our society and move us forward.”—Jon Stewart NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR •…
Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga Of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding... Its Purloined Basketball…
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR,  CHICAGO TRIBUNE , SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE ,  THE ECONOMIST AND DEADSPIN Award-winning journalist Sam Anderson’s long-awaited debut is a brilliant, kaleidoscopic…
Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time
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"Timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work . . . Should be required reading." - The Christian Science Monitor A Best Book of the Year according to Planetizen and the American Society of Landscape Architects Jeff Speck has dedicated his…
Stroll: Psychogeographic Walking Tours of Toronto
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What is the 'Toronto look'? Glass skyscrapers rise beside Victorian homes, and Brutalist apartment buildings often mark the edge of leafy ravines, creating a city of contrasts whose architectural look can only be defined by telling the story of how it came…
The Rise Of The Creative Class
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|September 3, 2019

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World-renowned urbanist Richard Florida's bestselling classic on the transformation of our cities in the twenty-first century -- now updated with a new preface In his modern classic The Rise of the Creative Class , urbanist Richard Florida identifies the…
Heroines Revisited: Photographs By Lincoln Clarkes
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|September 1, 2021

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This new edition of Heroines is a large format revised edition of the original Heroines: Photographs by Lincoln Clarkes that was released by Anvil in 2002. This new edition features over 150 portraits accompanied by four critical essays that contextualize the…
Accidental Wilderness: The Origins And Ecology Of Toronto's Tommy Thompson Park
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Once referred to as Toronto’s "accidental wilderness," Tommy Thompson Park is now recognized as a fortuitous urban miracle. Initially created as a landfill site on the city’s rapidly developing waterfront, the park’s physical and ecological…
The Human City: Urbanism For The Rest Of Us
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|February 24, 2017

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The Human City presents the most cogent, evidence-based and clear-headed exposition of the pro-suburban argument. . . . enriching our understanding of what cities are about and what they can and must become. Wall Street Journal Around the globe, most new urban…
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