Great City Books


Suburban Nation

Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Jeff Speck


The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Jane Jacobs


The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces

William H. Whyte

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The Creative City: A toolkit for Urban Innovators

Charles Landry


Comeback Cities: A Blueprint

Paul S. Grogan and Tony Proscio


The Rise of the Creative Class--Revisited: 10th Anniversary Edition

Richard Florida

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Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier

Edward Glaeser

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How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood

Peter Moskowitz


Crisis Spaces: Structures, Struggles and Solidarity

Costis Hadjimichalis

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Green Cities: Urban Growth and the Environment

Matthew E. Kahn

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Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Charles Montgommery


Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time

Jeff Speck

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City on a Grid: How New York Became New York

Gerard Koeppel


City Water, City Life: Water and the Infrastructure of Ideas in Urbanizing Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago

Carl Smith

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City: Urbanism and its End

Douglas W. Rae

The human city

The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us

Joel Kotkin


Atlas of Cities

Richard Florida/ Paul Knox


The Livable City-Revitalizing Urban Communities

Partners for Livable Communities


The Flight of the Creative Class: The New Global Competition for Talent

Richard Florida

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Urban People and Places

Daniel Monti, Michael Ian Borer, and Lyn C. Macgregor

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Designed for the Future: 80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

Jared Green


Detroit is No Dry Bones

Camilo José Vergara


24-Hour Cities: Real Investment Performance, Not Just Promises

Hugh F. Kelly