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Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)


Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning


Vern J. Budge


This thesis identifies and reviews problems of and the methodology for solving these same problems that confront many of the central business districts in most cities in the United States. Population. street systems, traffic control, parking, and land use as well as street appearance are considered. Problems of congested traffic , shabby, out-of -date and even dilapidated store fronts, as well as pollution, street construction, parking availability are all very real problems in city centers. Contemporary concepts, approaches, ideas of landscape architects and city planners are examined and applied to solving these problems. The commercial district of Logan, Utah is considered, the problems are identified, and the methodology for solving these problems is applied to this particular situation.