Books To Know Of:

  • Bacon, Edmund N. Design of Cities. Penguin Books. 1974
  • Banfield, Edward C. The Unheavenly City: The Nature and Future of Our Urban Crisis. Little Brown and Co. 1970
  • Duany, Andrés et al. Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream. North Point Press. 2010
  • Duany Andrés and Falk, Brian. Transect Urbanism: Readings in Human Ecology. ORO Editions. 2020
  • Elsheshtawy, Yasser. Temporary Cities: Resisting Transience in Arabia. Routledge. 2019
  • Fishman, Robert. Bourgeois Utopia. Basic Books. 1989
  • Franklin, Howard, et al. Urban Sprawl and Public Health. Island Press. 2004
  • Gateway, Joel. Edge City: Life in the New Frontier. Doubleday. 1991
  • Gehl, Jan. Cities for People. Island Press; Illustrated Edition. 2010
  • Glaser, Edward L. Triumph of The City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier. The Penguin Press. 2011.
  • Hari, Johann. Lost Connections. Bloomsbury. 2018
  • Healey, Palsey. Urban Complexity and Spatial Strateges. Rutledge. 2007
  • Jackson, Kenneth T. Crapgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of America. Oxford University Press. 1987
  • Jacobs, Alan. Great Streets. The MIT Press. 1995
  • Jacobs, Jane. Cities and the Wealth of Nations. Vintage. 1985
  • Jacobs, Jane. Dark Age Ahead. Vintage. 2005
  • Jacobs, Jane. The Death and Life of Great American Cities. Vintage. 2016
  • Johnson, Nelson. In Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City. Plexus Publishing, Inc. 2002
  • Johnson, Walter. The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of America. Hatchett Book Group. 2020
  • Kunstler, James Howard. The Geography of Nowhere. Simon & Schuster. 1993
  • Lurie, Alison. The Language of Houses. Delphinium. 2014
  • Lydon, Mike. Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Actions for Long-Term Change. Island Press. 2015
  • Lynch, Kevin. The Image of the City. The MIT Press. 1960
  • Marhon, Jr., Charles L. Strong Towns: A Bottom Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity. Wiley. 2019
  • Marshall, Alex. How Cities Work: Suburbs, Sprawl, and the Roads Not Taken. University of Texas Press. 2000/2003.
  • McKenzie, Evan. Privatopia. Yale University Press. 1996.
  • Merhoff, W. The Gateway Arch: Fact and Symbol. Bowling Green State University Popular Press. 1992.
  • Milford, Lewis. The City in History. Harcourt Brace Janovich, Inc. 1961
  • Mouzon, Stephen A. The Original Green: Unlocking the Mystery of True Sustainability. New Urban Guide Foundation. 2010.
  • Mumford, Eric. Designing the Modern City: Urbanism Since 1850. Yale University Press. 2018.
  • Mumford, Lewis. The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformation, and Its Prospects. Mariner Books. 1968
  • Neuwirth, Robert. Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, A New Urban World. 2004
  • Nordahl, Darrin. My Kind of Transit: Rethinking Public Transportation. Islam Press. 2009
  • Owen, David. Green Metropolis. River head Books. 2009
  • Plotch, Philip Mark. Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City. Three Hills. 1920
  • Portugali, Juval. Complexity Theories of Cities Have Come of Age. Springer – Verlag. 2012.
  • Rogers, Elizabeth Barlow. Green Metropolis: The Extraordinary Landscapes of New York City as Nature. Alfred A. Knopf. 2016.
  • Speck, Jeff. Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time. North Point Press. 2013
  • Sussman, Ann and Hollander, Justin B. Cognitive Architecture: Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment. Rutledge. 2014
  • Taebel, Delberta R. and Cornehls, James V.. The Political Economy of Urban Transportation. Kennikat Press. 1977
  • Vanderbilt, Tom. Traffic: Why We Drive The Way We Do. Alfred A. Knopf. 2008.
  • Pollio, Marcus Vitruvius. Vitruvius On Architecture. Harvard University Press. 1931
  • Weber, Max. The City. The Free Press. 1958.
  • Wolf, Greg. The Life and Death of Ancient Cities. Oxford University Press. 2020
  • Wong, Bernard P. and Chee-Beng, Tan. Chinatowns around the World: Gilded Ghetto, Ethnopolis, and Cultural Diaspora. Brill. 2013

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