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Defensible space

Cisneros, Henry G

Defensible space

deterring crime and building community

by Cisneros, Henry G

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime prevention and architectural design -- United States,
  • Crime prevention -- United States,
  • Public housing -- United States -- Security measures

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDeterring crime and building community
    Statementby Henry G. Cisneros
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Urban Institute
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 30 p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14454077M
    OCLC/WorldCa31876171


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