Hidden design in land use ordinances

assessing the visual impact of dimensions used for town planning in Maine landscapes

Publisher: USM New England Studies Program in Portland, ME (11 Granite St., Portland 04103)

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  • City planning -- Maine.,
  • Land use, Urban -- Maine.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Paula M. Craighead.
ContributionsCraighead, Paula M.
LC ClassificationsHT167.5.M2 H54 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1670023M
LC Control Number91623123

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