Edge City is an older book which describes the growth of "Edge Cities" which are basically areas outside of major cities which have taken on a life of their own. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Gene Bowker
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University of Cincinnati
The book, as aptly panned in another review here, vacillates back and forth between utter admiration for Edge Cities and veiled disgust for their existence. Read morePublished on February 16, 2009 by Jason Stokes
Edge City is obnoxious partially because it is full of lies, distortions, and contradictions, and partially because it espouses an irresponsible model of growth and settlement. Read morePublished on October 19, 2005 by snowbat
It is interesting to read this book again with the benefit of some history since it was first written. Read morePublished on January 31, 2005 by R. J Sharpe
Although this book is over a decade old, it is still a classic on why suburban sprawl is unstoppable, and why those trying to recreate 1920s-style downtowns are doomed to failure. Read morePublished on October 16, 2003 by saskatoonguy
I first bought this book back when it first came out in 1992. I've lent it out to numerous friends and acquaintances over the following years and it always provoked good... Read morePublished on April 27, 2002 by Richard Quarles