Paperback | $15.00 | 187 pages
ISBN: 978-1-55844-112-5

Special Districts

The Ultimate in Neighborhood Zoning

Richard F. Babcock and Wendy U. Larsen

January 1990, English

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

The authors present an informative, entertaining, and often irreverent examination of the personalities, controversies, and compromises that have created zoning districts around special areas in New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco. They also share fascinating insights into the benefits and problems associated with this unique regulatory tool and the roles of community, political, and professional participants in shaping their cities.


Land Market Regulation, Land Use Planning, Planning, Urban, Urban Design, Urban Development, Urbanism, Zoning