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Christopher B. Leinberger is a developer, professor, consultant, and author whose work has focused on making progressive development profitable. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution and is director of the Graduate Real Estate Program at the University of Michigan. He is a founding partner of Arcadia Land Company, a progressive real estate development firm, and has written award-winning articles for publications such as The Atlantic Monthly and The Wall Street Journal.
This book truly gives a full view of urban geography of yesterday, today and where the US is heading! Kudos!Published 11 months ago by Yvonne A
Great Resource for school, it was very helpful. I will look at others like this. Good, Good, Good, Good Resource.Published on November 27, 2013 by C. Hunt Jr
I just read a Dan Brown book (Inferno) that dealt with the over-population of cities of the world in an entertaining way. This book...is interesting...but in a different fashion. Read morePublished on October 1, 2013 by Kendra Patocki
If I passed the class, it was a good book. I hate studying so that's how I rate. Being able to find all my books on Amazon is the best deal ever.Published on July 16, 2013 by darkdiva34
Mr. Leinberger offers a thoughtful, challenging--sometimes disturbing--review of the forces have come together to create America's contemporary built environment. Read morePublished on September 9, 2009 by Anthony Albence
This book could very well be the `Death and Life of Great American Cities' of the 21st century!
The author, a specialist in real estate development and not in urban... Read more
In _The Option of Urbanism_, Christopher Leinberger documents the history of both urban ("walkable urbanism") and suburban ("drivable sub-urbanism") settings. Read morePublished on July 23, 2008 by Charles P. Hobbs
Great book. I lived the phases of walkable neighborhoods to driving-suburban. Now we have return to sustainable, walking neighborhoods especially with the gas cost. Read morePublished on June 9, 2008 by Book Reader