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The Image of the City
by Kevin Lynch

Overview - What does the city's form actually mean to the people who live there? What can the city planner do to make the city's image more vivid and memorable to the city dweller? To answer these questions, Mr. Lynch, supported by studies of Los Angeles, Boston, and Jersey City, formulates a new criterion--imageability--and shows its potential value as a guide for the building and rebuilding of cities.  Read more...

 
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Overview
What does the city's form actually mean to the people who live there? What can the city planner do to make the city's image more vivid and memorable to the city dweller? To answer these questions, Mr. Lynch, supported by studies of Los Angeles, Boston, and Jersey City, formulates a new criterion--imageability--and shows its potential value as a guide for the building and rebuilding of cities.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780262620017
  • ISBN-10: 0262620014
  • Publisher: MIT Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: June 1960
  • Page Count: 208
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP

Series: Harvard-Mit Joint Center for Urban Studies

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