1 edition of Great parks, great cities, 1997-1998 found in the catalog.
Great parks, great cities, 1997-1998
by Urban Parks Institute at Project for Public Spaces in New York, NY
Written in English
Based on a series of one-day workshops held in Chattanooga, Tenn.; Denver, Col.; Providence, R.I.; and Seattle, Wash. from fall, 1997-spring, 1998.
|Statement||Andrew Schwartz, editor.|
|Contributions||Schwartz, Andrew., Urban Parks Institute.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||103 p. :|
|Number of Pages||103|
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