Successful riverfront development : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)

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dc.contributor.advisor Parker, Francis H. (Francis Haywood), 1938- en_US Butler, Angelina V. en_US 2011-06-06T18:32:10Z 2011-06-06T18:32:10Z 2001 en_US 2001
dc.identifier.other A-260 en_US
dc.description.abstract This project is about one aspect of Urban Planning, riverfront development. The project explores successes of design projects of riverwalk developments. This topic is for anyone interested in created urban spaces and learning how they intertwine with the cityscape. This paper researches case studies of 5 riverwalk developments throughout the United States. Common features of successful riverwalks in the United States will be presented. The objective of the riverwalk development project is to find out what is entailed in the creation of a successful riverwalk, what makes people use it, and how it adds amenity to a city. Anyone interested in design, aesthetics, riverfront development, and public spaces in a city will find this project enlightening. The thesis presents the steps taken to achieve these projects, who implemented them, financed, and designed them. The case studies are in Pittsburgh, Chicago, Cincinnati, New Orleans, and San Antonio Pictures show the features of the riverwalks, along with text.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 52 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh City planning. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ball State University. Honors College -- Theses (B.?.) -- 2001. en_US
dc.title Successful riverfront development : an honors thesis (HONRS 499) en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis Thesis (B.?.)
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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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