Drawing upon the experience of cities throughout North America, this book, the bible of "Can you take quality of life to the bank?" describes how communities are using amenity assets—the arts, cultural resources, local history and heritage, quality design, and natural and scenic resources—to stimulate business investments, develop tourism, foster civic pride and increase and retain economic growth.
Economics of Amenity is the culmination publication of Partners for Livable Communities Economics of Amenity program.
Authors: Partners for Livable Communities, Robert McNulty, Dorothy Jacobson, Leo Penne, 1985, 156 pages ($15)
(This publication is only available for purchase in print. Partners does not have an electronic version available)