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Within walking distance

Philip Langdon

Within walking distance

creating livable communities for all

by Philip Langdon

  • 3 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • Planning,
  • Pedestrian areas,
  • Community development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-254) and index.

    StatementPhilip Langdon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT167 .L323 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 264 pages
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928168M
    ISBN 101610917715
    ISBN 109781610917711
    LC Control Number2016954340
    OCLC/WorldCa946462873

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