Civitas by Design

Civitas by Design takes a critical look at the history of the use of urban planning to strengthen civic ties in the United States over the course of the twentieth century.

Civitas by Design
Building Better Communities, from the Garden City to the New Urbanism

Howard Gillette, Jr.

2010 | 240 pages | Cloth $34.95 | Paper $22.50
American History | Public Policy
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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Progressive Reform Through Environmental Intervention
2. The Garden City in America
3. The City: Film as Artifact
4. The Evolution of Neighborhood Planning
5. The Planned Shopping Center in Suburb and City
6. James Rouse and American City Planning
7. The New Urbanism: ''Organizing Things That Matter'
8. Civitas in the Design of Low-Income Housing
Conclusion

Notes
Index
Acknowledgments