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By Katharine Sucher / On September 9th, 2016

In his latest book, esteemed architect and city planner Alexander Garvin explores the question What Makes a Great City. As Garvin...

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 22nd, 2015

Today is the first day of our summer e-book sale! All Island Press e-books are $4.99 on our site and at major electronic retailers until May 29th. With more than 600 e-books included, you can find...

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 1st, 2015

Jan Gehl's work has helped make Copenhagen a city designed at the human scale.

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 24th, 2015

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 20th, 2015

Lightweight interventions and bold public art brought new life and attention to Boston's underwhelming Rose Kennedy Greenway. Photo by Mike Lydon.  

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 30th, 2015

Greyhound managed transportation options on the grounds of the 1939 New York World's Fair.

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 9th, 2015

Walden Pond.

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 12th, 2014

Shirlington Library and its adjoining plaza in Arlington, Virginia, after the area's successful redevelopment.

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 19th, 2014

Interior of the Ópera de Arame, Curitiba.

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By Meghan Bartels / On August 1st, 2014

Island Press's hometown of Washington, DC, by night, looking southwest. If you're struggling to orient yourself, find the Mall, picked out in lights with a whiter tone than...

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