The Exploding Metropolis

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William H. Whyte
University of California Press, Mar 8, 1993 - Political Science - 193 pages
In The Exploding Metropolis, first published in 1958, William H. Whyte, Jane Jacobs, Francis Bello, Seymour Freedgood, and Daniel Seligman address the problems of urban decline and suburban sprawl, transportation, city politics, open space, and the character and fabric of cities. A new foreword by Sam Bass Warner, Jr., and preface by Whyte demonstrate the relevance of The Exploding Metropolis to urban issues in the 90s.
 

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Foreword Sam Bass Warner
i
Preface William H Whyte Jr
xv
ARE CITIES UNAMERICAN? William H Whyte Jr
23
THE CITY AND THE CAR Francis Bello
53
NEW STRENGTH IN CITY HALL Seymour Freedgood
81
THE ENDURING SLUMS Daniel Seligman
111
URBAN SPRAWL William H Whyte Jr
133
DOWNTOWN IS FOR PEOPLE Jane Jacobs
157
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