The Last Landscape

"For years we wasted land with impunity," William H. Whyte writes in this classic work at last returned to print, "now we no longer can."

The Last Landscape

William H. Whyte. Foreword by Tony Hiss

2002 | 392 pages | Paper $29.95
Public Policy | Geography
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Table of Contents

Foreword, by Tony Hiss

1. Introduction
2. The Politics of Open Space

THE DEVICES
3. The Police Power
4. The Fee Simple
5. Easements
6. The Tax Approach
7. Defending Open Space

THE PLANS
8. The Year 2000 Plans
9. The Green Belts
10. Linkage
11. The Design of Nature

DEVELOPMENT
12. Cluster Development
13. The New Towns
14. The Project Look
15. Play Areas and Small Spaces

LANDSCAPE ACTION
16. The Plan of the Landscape
17. Scenic Roads
18. Roadsides
19. Townscape

DESIGN AND DENSITY
20. The Case for Crowding
21. The Last Landscape

Bibliography
Index