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Pedestrian Malls, Streetscapes, and Urban Spaces

Pedestrian Malls, Streetscapes, and Urban Spaces

Harvey M. Rubenstein

ISBN: 978-0-471-54680-1

Oct 1992

288 pages

Select type: Paperback

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An analysis of the pedestrian malls built during the urban renewal period of the 60's and 70's, and of new urban open space designs. Explores the trend towards, and away from, full pedestrian malls, and analyzes newer project types, such as festival marketplaces and mixed-use urban spaces. Describes mall development processes such as feasibility analysis, planning and design. Also covers street furnishings ranging from paving, fountains and sculpture to lighting, canopies and seating. Offers updated coverage of new projects in New York, Tampa, Memphis, Louisville and Minneapolis. Also features over 250 photographs as well as detailed site plans of the projects covered.
Evolution of Urban Spaces and Pedestrian Malls.

Pedestrian Mall Development.

Feasibility Analysis.

Context and Form Characteristics.

Design Elements and Street Furniture.

Plants in the City.

Pedestrian Mall Case Studies.

Comparative Analysis of Pedestrian Malls.

Urban Spaces.