Urban zoning and land-use theory.

by Sidney M. Willhelm

Publisher: Free Press of Glencoe in [New York]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 244 Downloads: 776
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  • Land use -- United States.,
  • Zoning -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsHD205 1962 .W5
The Physical Object
Pagination244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5854227M
LC Control Number62015355

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