--Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Natural Resources Defense Council
"Chuck's work is what happens when art meets science in placemaking. His talent for capturing places being themselves is so important in the placemaker's toolkit, yet can be missed if we are not paying attention. Lucky for us, Chuck is always paying attention and this book is the proof."
--Dr. Katherine Loflin, Loflin Consulting Solutions, frequent lead consultant on creating next generation cities
"Wolfe provides something rare in contemporary urbanist writing - rich illustrations and examples from real life - both historical and current. His writing about the past and the future of urban form offers readers inspiration, historical context, and a better understanding of how a sustainable, inviting urban environment is created."
"Readers will come away motivated to find, experience and document their own favourite places find ways to apply effortless urbanism in their own neighbourhood."
"If you like thinking about the intersection of people and place, you may like this attractively priced book a great deal."
From the Back Cover
--BenjaminD. Frost, Esq., Director of Public Affairs, New Hampshire Housing FinanceAuthority