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How Big Things Get Done: The Surprising Factors That Determine the Fate of Every Project, from Home Renovations to Space Exploration and Everything In Between By Bent Flyvbjerg, Dan Gardner Cover Image
How Big Things Get Done: The Surprising Factors That Determine the Fate of Every Project, from Home Renovations to Space Exploration and Everything In Between (Hardcover) By Bent Flyvbjerg, Dan Gardner $28.99
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Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do about It By Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Carlos F. Peterson (Foreword by), Mary Travis Bassett (Foreword by) Cover Image
Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do about It (Paperback) By Mindy Thompson Fullilove, Carlos F. Peterson (Foreword by), Mary Travis Bassett (Foreword by) $29.99
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Cycling for Sustainable Cities (Urban and Industrial Environments) By Ralph Buehler (Editor), John Pucher (Editor) Cover Image
Cycling for Sustainable Cities (Urban and Industrial Environments) (Paperback) By Ralph Buehler (Editor), John Pucher (Editor) $30.00
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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America By Richard Rothstein Cover Image
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America (Paperback) By Richard Rothstein $17.95
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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York By Robert A. Caro Cover Image
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (Paperback) By Robert A. Caro $27.00
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Portal: San Francisco's Ferry Building and the Reinvention of American Cities By John King Cover Image
Portal: San Francisco's Ferry Building and the Reinvention of American Cities (Hardcover) By John King $29.99
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City Limits: Infrastructure, Inequality, and the Future of America's Highways By Megan Kimble Cover Image
City Limits: Infrastructure, Inequality, and the Future of America's Highways (Hardcover) By Megan Kimble $30.00
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Walkable City (Tenth Anniversary Edition): How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time By Jeff Speck, Janette Sadik-Khan (Introduction by) Cover Image
Walkable City (Tenth Anniversary Edition): How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time (Paperback) By Jeff Speck, Janette Sadik-Khan (Introduction by) $20.00
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The State of Housing Design 2023 By Joint Center for Housing Studies (Editor), Sam Naylor (Editor), Daniel D'Oca (Editor) Cover Image
The State of Housing Design 2023 (Paperback) By Joint Center for Housing Studies (Editor), Sam Naylor (Editor), Daniel D'Oca (Editor) $49.80
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Family Unfriendly: How Our Culture Made Raising Kids Much Harder Than It Needs to Be By Timothy P. Carney Cover Image
Family Unfriendly: How Our Culture Made Raising Kids Much Harder Than It Needs to Be (Hardcover) By Timothy P. Carney $29.99
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Your City is Sick: How we can improve the economic, social, mental and physical health of millions by treating our cities like people. By Jeff Siegler Cover Image
Your City is Sick: How we can improve the economic, social, mental and physical health of millions by treating our cities like people. (Paperback) By Jeff Siegler $27.00
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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America By Richard Rothstein Cover Image
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America (Hardcover) By Richard Rothstein $30.00
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Homelessness Is a Housing Problem: How Structural Factors Explain U.S. Patterns By Gregg Colburn, Clayton Page Aldern Cover Image
Homelessness Is a Housing Problem: How Structural Factors Explain U.S. Patterns (Paperback) By Gregg Colburn, Clayton Page Aldern $38.34
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The Empire of "The City": The Secret History of British Financial Power (Paperback) By E. C. Knuth $13.95
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The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces By William H. Whyte Cover Image
The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces (Paperback) By William H. Whyte $34.99
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Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design By Charles Montgomery Cover Image
Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design (Paperback) By Charles Montgomery $19.00
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Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the  Decline of Civic Life By Eric Klinenberg Cover Image
Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life (Paperback) By Eric Klinenberg $20.00
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Reclaiming Your Community: You Don’t Have to Move out of Your Neighborhood to Live in a Better One By Majora Carter Cover Image
Reclaiming Your Community: You Don’t Have to Move out of Your Neighborhood to Live in a Better One (Paperback) By Majora Carter $19.95
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Arbitrary Lines: How Zoning Broke the American City and How to Fix It By M. Nolan Gray Cover Image
Arbitrary Lines: How Zoning Broke the American City and How to Fix It (Paperback) By M. Nolan Gray $30.00
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Excluded: How Snob Zoning, NIMBYism, and Class Bias Build the Walls We Don't See By Richard D. Kahlenberg Cover Image
Excluded: How Snob Zoning, NIMBYism, and Class Bias Build the Walls We Don't See (Hardcover) By Richard D. Kahlenberg $30.00
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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York By Robert A. Caro Cover Image
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (Hardcover) By Robert A. Caro $70.00
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In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower: How Universities Are Plundering Our Cities By Davarian L. Baldwin Cover Image
In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower: How Universities Are Plundering Our Cities (Hardcover) By Davarian L. Baldwin $29.00
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How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood By PE Moskowitz Cover Image
How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood (Paperback) By PE Moskowitz $17.99
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Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town By Charles L. Marohn Cover Image
Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town (Hardcover) By Charles L. Marohn $26.00
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Why Public Space Matters By Setha Low Cover Image
Why Public Space Matters (Hardcover) By Setha Low $35.96
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The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America By Lawrence T. Brown Cover Image
The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America (Paperback) By Lawrence T. Brown $19.95
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Faith Made Flesh: The Black Child Legacy Campaign for Transformative Justice and Healthy Futures By Lawrence Torry Winn (Editor), Vajra M. Watson (Editor), Maisha T. Winn (Editor) Cover Image
Faith Made Flesh: The Black Child Legacy Campaign for Transformative Justice and Healthy Futures (Paperback) By Lawrence Torry Winn (Editor), Vajra M. Watson (Editor), Maisha T. Winn (Editor) $46.40
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Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster (Essential Mike Davis) By Mike Davis Cover Image
Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster (Essential Mike Davis) (Paperback) By Mike Davis $24.95
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Land is a Big Deal By Lars A. Doucet, Scott Alexander (Foreword by), Noah Smith (Foreword by) Cover Image
Land is a Big Deal (Paperback) By Lars A. Doucet, Scott Alexander (Foreword by), Noah Smith (Foreword by) $40.43
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These Walls: The Battle for Rikers Island and the Future of America's Jails By Eva Fedderly Cover Image
These Walls: The Battle for Rikers Island and the Future of America's Jails (Hardcover) By Eva Fedderly $28.00
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Why Place Matters: Geography, Identity, and Civic Life in Modern America By Wilfred M. McClay (Editor), Ted V. McAllister (Editor) Cover Image
Why Place Matters: Geography, Identity, and Civic Life in Modern America (Paperback) By Wilfred M. McClay (Editor), Ted V. McAllister (Editor) $18.99
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City Planning: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) By Carl Abbott Cover Image
City Planning: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (Paperback) By Carl Abbott $12.99
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Free the Land: How We Can Fight Poverty and Climate Chaos By Audrea Lim Cover Image
Free the Land: How We Can Fight Poverty and Climate Chaos (Hardcover) By Audrea Lim $30.00
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Nonprofit Neighborhoods: An Urban History of Inequality and the American State (Historical Studies of Urban America) By Claire Dunning Cover Image
Nonprofit Neighborhoods: An Urban History of Inequality and the American State (Historical Studies of Urban America) (Paperback) By Claire Dunning $49.80
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San Fransicko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities By Michael Shellenberger Cover Image
San Fransicko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities (Hardcover) By Michael Shellenberger $28.99
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Preserving Los Angeles: How Historic Places Can Transform America's Cities By Ken Bernstein, Stephen Schafer (Photographer) Cover Image
Preserving Los Angeles: How Historic Places Can Transform America's Cities (Hardcover) By Ken Bernstein, Stephen Schafer (Photographer) $50.00
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The Essential Tree Selection Guide: For Climate Resilience, Carbon Storage, Species Diversity and Other Ecosystem Benefits By Henrik Sjöman, Arit Anderson Cover Image
The Essential Tree Selection Guide: For Climate Resilience, Carbon Storage, Species Diversity and Other Ecosystem Benefits (Hardcover) By Henrik Sjöman, Arit Anderson $75.00
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High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing By Ben Austen Cover Image
High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing (Paperback) By Ben Austen $17.99
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Equality and the City: Urban Innovations for All Citizens (City in the Twenty-First Century) By Enrique Penalosa Londono Cover Image
Equality and the City: Urban Innovations for All Citizens (City in the Twenty-First Century) (Hardcover) By Enrique Penalosa Londono $57.13
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The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion By Interboro Partners, Tobias Armborst, Daniel D'Oca Cover Image
The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion (Paperback) By Interboro Partners, Tobias Armborst, Daniel D'Oca $44.95 Email or call for price
Under the Dome: Politics, Crisis, and Architecture at the United States Capitol By Alan M. Hantman, Senator Harry M. Reid (Foreword by) Cover Image
Under the Dome: Politics, Crisis, and Architecture at the United States Capitol (Paperback) By Alan M. Hantman, Senator Harry M. Reid (Foreword by) $39.95
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Civitas by Design: Building Better Communities, from the Garden City to the New Urbanism By Howard Gillette Cover Image
Civitas by Design: Building Better Communities, from the Garden City to the New Urbanism (Paperback) By Howard Gillette $38.40
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Urban Jungle: The History and Future of Nature in the City By Ben Wilson Cover Image
Urban Jungle: The History and Future of Nature in the City (Hardcover) By Ben Wilson $30.00
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Fighting to Breathe: Race, Toxicity, and the Rise of Youth Activism in Baltimore (California Series in Public Anthropology #54) By Nicole Fabricant Cover Image
Fighting to Breathe: Race, Toxicity, and the Rise of Youth Activism in Baltimore (California Series in Public Anthropology #54) (Paperback) By Nicole Fabricant $49.72
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The New City: How to Build Our Sustainable Urban Future By Dickson Despommier, Mitchell Joachim (Foreword by) Cover Image
The New City: How to Build Our Sustainable Urban Future (Hardcover) By Dickson Despommier, Mitchell Joachim (Foreword by) $39.95
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Urban Jungle: The History and Future of Nature in the City By Ben Wilson Cover Image
Urban Jungle: The History and Future of Nature in the City (Large Print / Paperback) By Ben Wilson $32.00
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Pretreatment Guide for Homeless Outreach & Housing First: Helping Couples, Youth, and Unaccompanied Adults By Jay S. Levy, David W. Havens (Foreword by) Cover Image
Pretreatment Guide for Homeless Outreach & Housing First: Helping Couples, Youth, and Unaccompanied Adults (Paperback) By Jay S. Levy, David W. Havens (Foreword by) $18.95
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The Empire of
The Empire of "The City": The Secret History of British Financial Power (Hardcover) By E. C. Knuth $28.95
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