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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Gentrification in a Global Contextby Rowland Atkinson; Gary Bridge

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Gentrification, a process of class neighbourhood upgrading, is being identified in a broader range of urban contexts throughout the world. This book throws new light and evidence to bear on a subject that deeply divides commentators on its worth and social costs given its ability to physically improve areas but also to displace indigenous inhabitants.... more...

  • Edge of Empireby Jane M. Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Edge of Empire examines struggles over urban space in three contemporary first world cities in an attempt to map the real geographies of colonialism and postcolonialism as manifest in modern society. From London, the one-time heart of the empire, to Perth and Brisbane, scenes of Aboriginal claims for the sacred in the space of the modern city, Jacobs... more...

  • The Art of Revitalizationby Sean Zielenbach

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95

    This book discusses the revitalization of decayed inner-city neighborhoods. It explores the role of social capital in stabilizing and turning around distressed communities, and it highlights the roles that local actors can and do play in the revitalization process. The Art of Revitalization takes two Chicago neighborhoods, Englewood and North Lawndale,... more...

  • Industrial and Business Space Developmentby C. Marsh; H. Martinos; A. McIntosh; S. Morely

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 185.00

    An insight into the changing nature of the industrial and business space property market and how business space development schemes can be initiated and implemented to revitalise urban areas. more...

  • Urban Ethicby Eamonn Canniffe

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 88.95

    Although contemporary practice in urbanism has many sources of design guidelines, it lacks theory to provide a flexible approach to the complexities of most urban situations. The author provides that theoretical framework, looking beyond the style obsession of urban makeovers to the fundamental elements of city-making. The scope of this book takes... more...

  • Reviving America's Forgotten Neighborhoodsby Elise M. Bright

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    This book examines both successful and unsuccessful efforts at revitalizing low-income neighborhoods and features case studies on a wide range of American cities. more...

  • Waterfronts in Post-Industrial Citiesby Richard Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 98.95

    Most books on waterfronts deal with a relatively narrow collection of cities and projects; one might describe them as the 'top ten' list of waterfront revitalisation projects. For instance, Boston and Baltimore are now the stuff of waterfront redevelopment legend. Waterfronts in Post-Industrial Cities is a second generation waterfront publication... more...

  • Transforming Urban Waterfrontsby Gene Desfor; Jennefer Laidley; Quentin Stevens; Dirk Schubert

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    In port cities around the world, waterfront development projects have been hailed both as spaces of promise and as crucial territorial wedges in twenty-first century competitive growth strategies. Frequently, these mega-projects have been intended to transform derelict docklands into communities of hope with sustainable urban economies?economies intended... more...

  • Events and Urban Regenerationby Andrew Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In recent years, major sporting and cultural events such as the Olympic Games have emerged as significant elements of public policy, particularly in efforts to achieve urban regeneration. As well as opportunities arising from new venues, these events are viewed as a way of stimulating investment, gaining civic engagement and publicizing progress to... more...

  • Remaking Metropolisby Edward A. Cook; Jesus J. Lara

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    Remaking Metropolis examines examples of both urban decay and destruction as well as urban rebirth. It shows why particular approaches were successful, or did not achieve their objectives. By bringing together innovative approaches to urban living from across the world, and by demonstrating how local initiatives can contribute to global solutions,... more...