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Great Places in America (PAS 552)

2008 Paperback
What makes a place great? This report presents the 10 neighborhoods and 10 streets that were designated by APA as 2007's Great Places in America.

$15.00

Zoning and the American Dream

1990 Hardcover
Zoning's promise was simple and majestic: to create livable and beautiful cities. Has zoning lived up to its promise? Find out in this compelling look at the central land-use planning technique of the 20th century.

$50.00

Visions for a New American Dream

1994 Paperback
Have haphazard growth patterns made it impossible to realize the classic American dream of owning a house in a neighborhood with a sense of community? This book shows you how to combine the best design principles of the past with the technological advances of the present to achieve a more satisfying community environment.

$69.95

Planning in the American West

Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:00pmThe West is, and always has been, a markedly different place with different assets and challenges than other regions of the United States. This poster highlights the differences that should concern planners and local governments. See why proactive planning is needed to preserve the character, natural resources, and way of life the West provides.

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Regenerating America’s Legacy Cities

Monday, April 28, 2014, 4:00pmAfter decades of decline, America’s older industrial cities — its legacy cities — finally show signs of growth and vitality. But the revival is uneven. Some neighborhoods and residents are being left behind. The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy report Regenerating America’s Legacy Cities takes on this issue. Examine the challenges these cities face and discover how creative planning strategies can foster more balanced, socially responsible regeneration.

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Innovative Planning in Latin America

Monday, April 28, 2014, 2:30pmMore than 300 Latin-American communities applied to take part in APA’s Sustainable and Inclusive Housing and Community Development Project. Just four were selected. For more than a year, APA worked with four nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru to integrate urban and regional planning processes into everyday practice, locally and nationally. What lessons do these four projects hold for planners in and beyond Latin America?

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Megapolitan America

2011 Hardcover
America is the land of wide open spaces. Or is it? Explore how the rise of megapolitan areas is changing the way we live.

$74.95

Journal of the American Planning Association—Print Edition

JAPA is the quarterly journal of record for the planning profession. JAPA publishes peer-reviewed, original research and analysis; expert commentaries; and book reviews. JAPA is published quarterly.

$48.00

Preserving African American Historic Districts

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:15pmSee how reinvestment and preservation have revitalized the historic African American neighborhoods of Sunset Avenue, Collier Heights and Sweet Auburn. The tour will cover everything from their role in the civil rights movement to a new transportation corridor, Main Street initiatives, even a soul-food lunch. Sponsored by APA’s Planning and the Black Community Division with the Atlanta Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects and the City of Atlanta Planning Office. Transportation: Motorcoach, walking.

$85.00

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Building the New American Streetscape

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:30amFrom parklets and public plazas to protected bike lanes and road diets, cities across the country are rethinking how best to plan and design their streets. Take a page from the National Association of City Transportation Officials’ new Urban Street Design Guide and explore the cutting-edge techniques being used in two very different urban environments — Atlanta and New York. Approved for 1.25 PDH from the LA CES.

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Journal of the American Planning Association—Digital Edition

JAPA is the quarterly journal of record for the planning profession. JAPA publishes peer-reviewed, original research and analysis; expert commentaries; and book reviews. JAPA is published quarterly.

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Revitalizing Small-Town America

Saturday, April 26, 2014, 2:30pmHow can small towns reposition themselves to compete in the larger domestic and international landscape? Case studies from the Southeast region demonstrate how small towns are winning the fight to survive. Learn about the strategies they’ve used to stabilize, sustain, and revitalize their main streets and downtown economies.

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Transforming America’s Cities with Infrastructure

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:00pmLarge-scale infrastructure projects are dramatically reshaping cities throughout the United States. What are the short- and long-term impacts of these transformations? Check out the results from a broad range of high-profile projects, from the Atlanta BeltLine and Philadelphia's Rail Park, to the Los Angeles River Revitalization and Buffalo Bayou in Houston.

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Emerging Planning Professionals (EPP) and American Planning Association Students (APAS): The Sum of All Fields

Thursday, October 02, 2014, 12:00pm Planning can’t be defined in one simple sentence or paragraph. With so many planning fields, specialties and options it's hard to know if you’ve made the right choice. Come join the discussion. What does a military planner do? How hard is it to break into environmental planning? When should I specialize? You have questions? We have answers.

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Emerging Planning Professionals (EPP) and American Planning Association Students (APAS): The Sum of All Fields (with lunch)

Thursday, October 02, 2014, 12:00pmBoxed lunch included. Planning can’t be defined in one simple sentence or paragraph. With so many planning fields, specialties and options it's hard to know if you’ve made the right choice. Come join the discussion. What does a military planner do? How hard is it to break into environmental planning? When should I specialize? You have questions? We have answers.

$20.00

Planning for a Changing America: How Planners Can Respond to New Trends and Evolving Demographics

Thursday, October 02, 2014, 1:30pm This session will explore the dramatic trends and shifts in demographics, transportation, and lifestyles taking place throughout the nation, and globe. The session will outline how changing attitudes about how and where people want to live, and what all these changes mean for planners. First, we will paint a picture of shifting U.S. trends and population, such as an aging society, smaller households, fewer cars, increasing immigrant population, and declining real wages, etc. How are these shifts helping and hurting our neighborhoods? Speakers will illustrate how these trends and their effect can be seen across the globe and the country, and ultimately in Colorado cities. We will summarize key points for how planners and cities can adapt to positively respond to the trends. Learning Objectives: Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, attendees will learn…. 1. Understand the top trends that are affecting revitalization of cities in the current market cycle. 2. Understand other broad demographic shifts that are affecting our cities. 3. Recognize planning tools to apply in response to these trends and shifting demographics. Outline: 1. Key Trends a. growth rate slowing [outline structure i. through iii. is repeated for each] i. national ii. in the west iii. so what? (implications) b. population aging c. household composition d. accelerating racial diversity e. locational preferences changing f. real income declining g. impact of technology is growing 2. The Response a. housing b. transportation c. workspaces d. retail e. mixed uses f. specialized facilities g. public spaces 3. Conclusions 4. Q & A CM Criteria: This session meets a planning objective of providing up-to-date information related to demographic shifts across the nation and particularly in the west. The information will lead participants to explore further opportunities to respond to some of the most pressing issues facing planners. The session is based on data gathered from reputable sources, and is unbiased and non-promotional in nature. Both speakers are published experts in the field of planning, zoning, and land use and have presented similar material to other local and national audiences by request. The slides will be organized in a way that presents an issue to the audience, describes potential implications, and offers potential solutions for how planners have addressed the issue.

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Working with Planning Consultants (PAS 573)

2013 Paperback
Few planning officials go through the process of hiring a consultant often enough to feel confident in the process. The author maps out a path from the decision to hire a consultant to the victory lap at its successful completion.

$48.00

Enforcing Zoning and Land-Use Controls (PAS 409)

1988 Paperback
A zoning ordinance is useless unless it is enforced. This comprehensive guide advocates simpler ordinances that are easier to enforce, combined with more systematic inspection and enforcement.

$15.00

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Regulating Sex Businesses (PAS 495/496)

2000 Paperback
An up-to-date and practical guide to managing a problem that every community faces: effectively regulating lawful sex businesses in a way that respects both community standards and First Amendment rights.

$15.00

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