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Securing open space for urban America

William Hollingsworth Whyte

Securing open space for urban America

conservation easements

by William Hollingsworth Whyte

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Published by Urban Land Institute in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Open spaces -- United States.,
  • Public servitudes -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby William H. Whyte.
    SeriesUrban Land Institute. Technical bulletin -- No. 36, Technical bulletin (Urban Land Institute) -- No. 36.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21964553M

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The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Author: William Hollingsworth Whyte. Title: Securing Open Spaces for Urban America: Conservation Easements, Issues Issues of Dynamic Factors in Land Values, Homer Hoyt Issues of Investors and Downtown Real Estate--opinion and Comment, Arthur Martin Weimer Securing Open Spaces for Urban America: Conservation Easements, William Hollingsworth Whyte Technical bulletin (Urban.

Securing open space for urban America by William Hollingsworth Whyte; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Open spaces, Public servitudes, Servitudes, Urban Land use; Places: United States.

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