Preserving and enhancing communities :a guide for citizens, planners, and policymakers /edited by Elisabeth M. Hamin, Priscilla Geigis, and Linda Silka.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




xi, 255 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.


Descriptive Terms

City planning.
Community development, Urban Government policy.
Cities and towns Growth.
Cultural property Protection.


Hamin, Elisabeth M., 1961-
Silka, Linda.
Geigis, Priscilla.


Introduction: Preserving and enhancing communities / Elisabeth M. Hamin, Linda Silka, and Priscilla Geigis -- Sec. I. Gathering perspectives and getting involved : Ch. 1. Getting involved: local residents and the planning process / Elisabeth M. Hamin and Jeff Levine -- Ch. 2. Building consensus: coalitions for policy change / Kathryn Leahy and Andrea Cooper -- Ch. 3. Diversity: multiple cultures forming one community / Linda Silka and Veronica Eady -- Ch. 4. Thinking like a developer: partners, adversaries, or competitors? / Robert H. Kuehn Jr. -- Sec. II. Developing a vision : Ch. 5. Comprehensive planning: bringing it all together / Steve Smith, Kurt Gaertner, and Glenn Garber -- Ch. 6. Creative zoning: putting the teeth in tour planning / Jay Wickersham, Jack Wiggin, and Glenn Garber -- Ch. 7. Current and future land use: GIS applied / Jane Pfister, John Hultgren, Christian Jacqz, and Richard Taupier -- Sec. III. Preserving natural resources : Ch. 8. Biodiversity conservation and ecosystem protection / Sharon McGregor and Jack Ahern -- Ch. 9. Watershed planning: securing our water future / Mark P. Smith, Brian Howes, and Joan Kimball -- Ch. 10. Natural land: preserving and funding open space / Robert L. Ryan and Arthur P. Bergeron, Esq. -- Sec. IV. Enhancing community strengths : Ch. 11. Transportation: linking land use and mobility / Jeff Levine -- Ch. 12. Housing and community preservation: a home for all / Toni Coyne Hall and Linda Silka -- Ch. 13. The new economy: thriving amidst change / Zenia Kotval and John R. Mullin -- Sec. V. Keeping the best : Ch. 14. Brownfields redevelopment: reconnecting economy, ecology, and equity / Veronica Eady -- Ch. 15. Adaptive reuse of buildings: if it is already built, will they come? / Robert Forrant -- Ch. 16. Historic landscape preservation: saving community character / Annaliese Bischoff -- Ch. 17. Community preservation: residents, municipalities, and the state collaborating for smarter growth / Priscilla Geigis, Linda Silka, and Elisabeth M. Hamin -- Appendix: Indicators of community preservation / Elisabeth M. Hamin.


Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press


xi, 255 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.


Includes bibliographical references and index.
Complimentary copy, November 1, 2007. [LA2007.0134]


9781558495647 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558495649 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558495630 (cloth : alk. paper)
1558495630 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks TD160.P74 2007