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Open Land for Urban America

Acquisitions, Safekeeping, and Use

by Joseph James Shoman

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Planning,
  • Architecture / Planning,
  • Architecture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9443727M
    ISBN 100801814359
    ISBN 109780801814358

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