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Author Chapin, Ross

Title Pocket neighborhoods : creating small-scale community in a large-scale world / Ross Chapin ; foreword by Sarah Susanka

Publ Info Newtown, Conn. : Taunton Press, [2011]
 RWU Arch  ARCH HT167 .C454 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 220 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pocket neighborhood precedents. Setting up camp ; Gardens on compassion ; Visions of garden cities ; Bungalow courts, walks, and walk streets ; Cottage court revival -- Contemporary pocket neighborhoods. A cottage court ; A neighborhood within a neighborhood ; A pocket neighborhood on a challenging site ; The neighborhood the neighbors built ; A floating neighborhood ; Lanes, woonerfs, and mental speed bumps ; Back house, front house, lane ; New urban pocket neighborhoods ; New urban pocket neighborhoods ; Lines of enticement ; Pocket neighborhoods within a village -- Cohousing communities. Danish origins ; Cohousing in America ; Greening the neighborhood ; Saging communities -- Pocket neighborhoods in existing communities. Infill in a first-ring suburb ; Urban homesteads ; Cultivating community in the garden ; Taking down the fences ; Taking back the alley ; Taking back the street
LC subject Neighborhood planning -- United States
Community development -- United States
ISBN 9781600851070
Music # 071275