In addition to the resources provided in other sections of this CD-ROM, you may want to look at the following.
Books and Publications
Beaumont, Constance, and Leslie Tucker. “Big Box Sprawl (And How to Control It).” Municipal Lawyer. Washington, DC: International Municipal Lawyers Association, March/April 2002.
Beaumont, Constance. Better Models for Superstores: Alternatives to Big-Box Sprawl. Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1997.
Benfield, Kaid F., Matthew D. Raimi, and Donald T. Chen. Once There Were Greenfields: How Urban Sprawl Is Undermining America’s Environment. New York, NY: Natural Resources Defense Council, 1999.
Bernick, Michael, and Robert Cervero. Transit Villages in the 21st Century. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1996.
Bohl, Charles C. Place Making: Developing Town Centers, Main Streets, and Urban Villages. Washington, DC: Urban Land Institute, 2002.
Brophy, Paul C. and Jennifer S. Vey. “Seizing City Assets: Ten Steps to Urban Land Reform.” Discussion paper prepared for Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy and CEOs for Cities, October 2002.
Bullard, Robert, Glenn Johnson, and Angel Torres. Sprawl City: Race, Politics, and Planning in Atlanta. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2000.
Burchell, Robert, Anthony Downs, Barbara McCann, and Sahan Mukherji. Sprawl Costs: Economic Impacts of Unchecked Development. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2005.
Calthorpe, Peter. The Next American Metropolis. Princeton Architectural Press, 1993.
Calthorpe, Peter and William Fulton. The Regional City. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001.
Caro, Robert A. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York. New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1974.
Cashin, Sheryll. The Failures of Integration: How Race and Class are Undermining the American Dream. New York, NY: Public Affairs: 2004.
Christopher, Alexander; Sara Ishikawa; and Murray Silverstein. A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1977.
Cohen, James. “Abandoned Housing: Exploring Lessons from Baltimore.” Housing Policy Debate 12.3, 2001.
Congress for the New Urbanism. Charter of the New Urbanism. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Professional, 1999.
Davis, Mike. City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles. London, England: Verso, 1990.
Diamond, Henry, and Patrick Noonan. Land Use in America. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1996.
Dittmar, Hank, and Gloria Ohland. The New Transit Town: Best Practices in Transit Oriented Development. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2004.
Duany, Andres; Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk; and Jeff Speck. Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream. New York, NY: North Point Press, 2000.
Duerksen, Christopher and Cara Snyder. Nature-Friendly Communities: Habitat Protection and Land Use Planning. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2005.
Ewing, Reid. Best Development Practices: Doing the Right Thing and Making Money at the Same Time. Chicago, IL: American Planning Association, 1996, 107-126.
Ewing, Reid "Is Los Angeles-Style Sprawl Desirable?” Journal of the America Planning Association. Winter 1997, 107-126.
Ewing, Reid. "Characteristics, Causes, and Effects of Sprawl: A Literature Review.” Environmental and Urban Issues, Winter 1994.
Farris, J. Terrence. “The Barriers to Using Urban Infill Development to Achieve Smart Growth.” Housing Policy Debate 12.1, 2001.
Frumkin, Howard, Frank, Larry, and Jackson, R.Ê Urban Sprawl and Public Health: Designing, Planning & Building for Healthy Communities.Ê Island Press: Washington, 2004.
Garreau, Joel. Edge City: Life on the New Frontier. New York, NY: Anchor, 1991.
Glover-Blackwell, Angela, Stewart Kwoh, and Manuel Pastor. Searching for the Uncommon Common Ground: New Dimensions on Race in America. New York, NY: Norton, 2002.
Gordon, Peter and Harry Richardson. "Are Compact Cities a Desirable Planning Goal?" Journal of the American Planning Association. Winter 1997, 95-106.
Hayden, Dolores. A Field Guide to Sprawl. New York, NY: Norton, 2004.
Hayden, Dolores. Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000. New York, NY: Pantheon Books, 2003.
Hayden, Dolores. Redesigning the American Dream: Gender, Housing, and Family Life. New York, NY: Norton, 2002.
Hayden, Dolores. The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History. Boston, MA: MIT Press, 1995.
Hudnut, William. Halfway to Everywhere: A Portrait of America’s First-Tier Suburbs. Washington, DC: Urban Land Institute, 2003.
Jacobs, Allan B. Great Streets. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993.
Jacobs, Allan B. Boulevards: A Study of Safety, Behavior, and Usefulness. Berkeley, CA: Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California at Berkeley, 1994.
Jacobs, Jane. The Death and Life of Great American Cities. New York, NY: Random House, 1961.
Keating, Larry and David Sjoquist. “Bottom Fishing: Emergent Policy Regarding Tax Delinquent Properties.” Housing Facts and Figures 3.1, November 2001.
Krier, Leon. Architecture: Choice or Fate. Windsor, Berks, England: Adreas Papadakis, 1998.
Kromer, John. “Vacant-Property Policy and Practice: Baltimore and Philadelphia.” Discussion paper prepared for Brookings Insitution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy and CEOs for Cities, 2002.
Kunstler, James Howard. The Geography of Nowhere: the Rise and Decline of America’s Manmade Landscape. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1993.
Kunstler, James Howard. Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the Twenty-first Century. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1996.
Kunstler, James Howard. The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of the Oil Age, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-first Century. New York, NY: Atlantic Monthly, 2005.
Lang, Robert. Edgeless Cities: Exploring the Elusive Metropolis. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2003.
LeRoy, Greg. The Great American Jobs Scam: Corporate Tax Dodging and the Myth of Job Creation. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc, 2005.
Lewyn, Michael. “Why Sprawl is a Conservative Issue.” Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society. Vol 20, No. 4, August 2000, 295-315.
Neal, Peter. Urban Villages and the Making of Communities. London; New York, NY: Spon Press, an imprint of Taylor & Francis, 2003.
Newman, Oscar. Defensible Space: Crime Prevention Through Urban Design. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1972.
Norquist, John. The Wealth of Cities: Revitalizing the Centers of American Life. New York, NY: Perseus Books, 1999.
New Urban News staff. New Urbanism: Comprehensive Report & Best Practices Guide. Ithaca, NY: New Urban Publishers, 2001.
Oldenburg, Ray. The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Community Centers, Beauty Parlors, General Stores, Bars, Hangouts, and How They Get You Through the Day. New York, NY: Paragon House, 1989.
Orfield, Myron. American Metropolitics: The New Suburban Reality. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2002.
Orfield, Myron. Metropolitics: A Regional Agenda for Community and Stability. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 1997.
Pagano, Michael A. and Ann O. M. Bowman. “Vacant Land in Cities: An Urban Resource.” Discussion paper prepared for Brookings Insitution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy and CEOs for Cities, 2000.
Persky, Joe and Wim Wiewel. "Central City and Suburban Development: Who Pays and Who Benefits?" Prepared for the Chicago Brownfields Forum. May 1996.
Richards, Lynn “Alternatives to Subsidizing Edge Development.” Terrain.org, Fall/Winter 2001.
Rusk, David. Cities without Suburbs: A Census 2000 Update. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2003.
Rusk, David. Inside Game Outside Game: Winning Strategies for Saving Urban America. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 1999.
Thomas, Hylton. Save Our Land, Save Our Towns: A Plan for Pennsylvania. Harrisburg, PA: RB Books, 1995.
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Smart Codes in Your Community: A Guide to Building Rehabilitation Codes. Washington: HUD, August 2001.
Voith, Richard. “Does the Federal Tax Treatment of Housing Affect the Pattern of Metropolitan Development?” Business Review, March/April 1999.
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