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A powerful component of downtown revitalization, physical design involves creating both a functionally sound and an inviting atmosphere through building facades, parking areas, signage, streetscapes, and more.

Converting Storefronts to Housing
Provides ideas and design solutions for converting commercial storefront space to productive residential uses.
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Creating Vibrant Public Spaces
This practical book describes methods for restoring the health and vibrancy of streets and public spaces in ways that respect their historic character.
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Improving Downtown’s Curb Appeal
Presents seven creative approaches to enhancing downtown’s visual appeal.
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Placemaking on a Budget
Illustrates how to use local attributes, involved citizenry, and creative thinking to create a sense of place downtown.
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Street Graphics and the Law
Provides a framework and design guidelines for creating a comprehensive street signage program.
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Urban Street Design Guide
A blueprint for making streets safer, more livable, and more economically vibrant.
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