This book provides a thorough analysis of cities and the entire metropolitan region, considering how both are intrinsically linked and influence one other, targeted at architects, students, urban designers and planners, landscape architects, and city and regional officials.

chapter 1|14 pages

Introduction: The Fractured Metropolis

part I|2 pages

Improving the New City

chapter 2|30 pages

Accidental Cities or New Urban Centers

chapter 3|28 pages

Suburban Sprawl

Its Prevention and Cure

chapter 4|18 pages

Creating Communities

part II|2 pages

Restoring the Old City

chapter 5|24 pages

How the Metropolis Split Apart

chapter 6|26 pages

The Entrepreneurial Center

chapter 7|16 pages

Bypassed Areas: The New Urban Frontier

chapter 8|16 pages

Restoring Communities

part III|2 pages

Reshaping the Metropolitan Region

chapter 10|30 pages

The Elements of City Design

chapter 11|16 pages

A National Agenda for Action

chapter |5 pages

Suggestions for Additional Reading

chapter |3 pages

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