Franklin: Record - The Social life of small urban spaces [videorecording] / by William H. Whyte.

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The Social life of small urban spaces [videorecording] / by William H. Whyte.

Publication:
Los Angeles, CA : Direct Cinema Limited, 1988,c1979.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Pedestrian areas -- Social aspects -- New York (N.Y.)
Open spaces -- Social aspects -- New York (N.Y.)
Parks -- Social aspects -- New York (N.Y.)
Plazas -- Social aspects -- New York (N.Y.)
Local subjects:
Art and architecture videos.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
System details:
: VHS.
Summary:
A small group of observers, the "Street Life Project", sets out to study how people use the parks and plazas of the city. With the help of time-lapse filming they find that what makes a place work are the basics--a place to sit, for example, food, sun, a passing show.
Credits:
Photography, William H. Whyte, Marilyn Russell.
Notes:
Produced by the Municipal Art Society of New York and originally issued as a motion picture in 1979.
Container says [copyright symbol] 1990.
Related text of the same title by William Hollingsworth White, c1980.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
1559741473
Web link:
The Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund Home Page
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