The Death and Life of Great American Cities - Part 4, Chapter 21, Governing and Planning Districts Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Chapter 21, Governing and Planning Districts Summary and Analysis

Public hearings are held on planning issues. Citizens can attend and speak at them. In many cases, they find that issues have been decided before the formality of a hearing. People of all kinds attend these hearings and speak out. The Commission members must deal with a large city. They are "unbuilding". They have an insurmountable task. They should try to plan for diversity and vitality. This means they have to find ways to stimulate the diversity of uses in areas. They have to be able to properly ascertain what is missing in the factors needed to stimulate vitality and diversity. They have to have streets whose users keep the area safe. They have to overcome the border vacuums and unslum the slums. They have to create the conditions that lead...

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