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Suburbanization and community

Barry Checkoway

Suburbanization and community

growth and planning in postwar Lower Bucks County, Pennsylvania

by Barry Checkoway

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Published by s.n.] in [Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Pennsylvania -- Lower Bucks County,
  • Urbanization -- Pennsylvania -- Lower Bucks County,
  • Community development, Urban -- Pennsylvania -- Lower Bucks County

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarry Norman Checkoway, 1977.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT165.52P5 C44 1977a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 leaves :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21536695M

    Start studying Urbanization and Suburbanization. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. This book is about American housing. The physical organization of our neighborhoods, roads, yards, houses, and apartments sets up a living pattern that conditions our behavior. The physical pattern of housing development that Americans have chosen reflects a deliberate choice to emphasize separateness in our most dominant residential housing.


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