47 pp., map, graphs, photographs, illustrations. A document of the planning body for the Research Triangle area of North Carolina (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill and their surrounding areas).
From the introduction: "This document is made up of two sections: The first section, 'Building a Regional Image,' discusses design and planning issues currently facing the entire region and makes recommendations for how to handle these issues in order to effectively build a positive regional image. The second section, 'A Visual Analysis of Communities in the Triangle J Region' which is divided into four categories: community characteristics, special places, entryways, and visual detractions, presents significant images which currently shape the communities in each of the six counties of the region. The basis of this document is a survey taken in 1987-88 among those whose decisions most dierectly affect the visual image of the Triangle Region: elected officials, planners and appearance commissions in each of the communities in the six-county area."; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall