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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • Comeback Citiesby Paul Grogan; Tony Proscio

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 17.00

    America?s inner cities, recovering from pervasive crime and social disorder that plagued them only a decade ago, are now revived - producing results beyond expectations and reawakening America?s toughest neighborhoods more...

  • Global Cities, Local Streetsby Sharon Zukin; Philip Kasinitz; Xiangming Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai, a cutting-edge text/ethnography, reports on the rapidly expanding field of global, urban studies through a unique pairing of six teams of urban researchers from around the world. The authors present shopping streets from each city ? New York, Shanghai, Amsterdam, Berlin,... more...

  • Grands projets urbains et requalificationby Gilles Sénécal; Jacques Malézieux; Claude Manzagol

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 21.00

    Comment transformer de manière accélérée et plus ou moins drastique la vocation et l'aspect de certaines zones et concrétiser une vision de ce qu'elles devraient être en termes d'activités. Les projets analysés dans cet ouvrage peuvent être regroupés en trois catégories: 1) les grands... more...

  • The Politics of Placeby Gregory J. Crowley

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 25.95

    In urban America, large-scale redevelopment is a frequent news item.  Many proposals for such redevelopment are challenged?sometimes successfully, and other times to no avail.  The Politics of Place considers the reasons for these outcomes by examining five cases of contentious redevelopment in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, between 1949 and... more...

  • The Politics of Urban Waterby Kimberley Kinder

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Fifty years ago, urban waterfronts were industrial, polluted, and diseased. Today, luxury homes and shops line riverbanks, harbors, and lakes across Europe and North America. The visual drama of physical reconstruction makes this transition look swift and decisive, but reimaging water is a slow process, punctuated by small cultural shifts and informal... more...

  • Réanimation urbaine et pouvoir localby Richard Morin

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 5.25

    Cet ouvrage s’adresse aux étudiants, professeurs et chercheurs en aménagement, en urbanisme, en géographie, en sociologie, en science politique, en design de l’environnement, etc. Il intéressera aussi les professionnels et autres intervenants des affaires municipales, de l’aménagement urbain et du développement... more...

  • Regenerierung der Städteby Manfred Kühn; Heike Liebmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Das Buch thematisiert unter dem Leitbegriff der Regenerierung Erneuerungsprozesse in schrumpfenden Städten. Behandelt werden lokale Strategien der Regenerierung in Ostdeutschland, welche auf die Zuwanderung neuer Bewohner, die Schaffung neuer Arbeitsplätze und die städtebauliche Erneuerung zielen. Auf der Grundlage der Konzepte strategischer Planung,... more...

  • Urban Renaissance: Glasgowby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 100.00

    This urban renaissance review of Glasgow looks back over the 1990s, when a succession of strategic initiatives and major events brought regeneration to several key parts of the city, including along the banks of the Clyde, and helped lift investment and activity.  This book provides a policy tool kit for Glasgow, with the aim of improving the... more...

  • Business Improvement Districtsby Lawrence O. Houstoun; Howard Kozloff

    Urban Land Institute 2012; US$ 49.99

    This practical guide covers the best practices for planning, organizing, and financing BIDs; the services they provide; and how they are operated and managed. Includes case study examples. more...

  • Economics in Urban Conservationby Nathaniel Lichfield

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 44.00

    Written in a highly accessible style. more...