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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

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  • In the Wake of Warby Jeffry M. Diefendorf

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 169.99

    In 1945 Germany's cities lay in ruins, destroyed by Allied bombers `hat left major architectural monuments badly damaged and much of the housing stock reduced to rubble. At the war's end, observers thought that it would take forty years to rebuild, but by the late 1950s West Germany's cities had risen anew. The housing crisis had been overcome and... more...

  • Making Business Districts Workby Marvin Feit; David Feehan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Unprecedented, broad coverage of downtown and community development topics from a practitioner?s viewpoint! Making Business Districts Work: Leadership and Management of Downtown, Main Street, Business District, and Community Development Organizations is the essential desk reference for downtown and community business district professionals and board... more...

  • Making the Missionby Ocean Howell

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, residents of the city?s iconic Mission District bucked the city-wide development plan, defiantly announcing that in their neighborhood, they would be calling the shots. Ever since, the Mission has become known as a city within a city, and a place where residents have, over the last century, organized... more...

  • Masterplanning Futuresby Lucy Bullivant

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.00

    Winner of the Urban Design Group's 2014 Book of the Year Award! In the past, spatial masterplans for cities have been fixed blueprints realized as physical form through conventional top down processes. These frequently disregarded existing social and cultural structures, while the old modernist planning model zoned space for home and work. At a... more...

  • Narratives of Neglectby Jacqui Karn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book tells the story of the process leading up to the demolition of a small council estate in the north of England and its subsequent regeneration. Based on extensive ethnographic research, it addresses the local governance of security and the ways in which the community engaged with attempts to improve the 'quality of life' of its residents... more...

  • A Neighborhood That Never Changesby Japonica Brown-Saracino

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Newcomers to older neighborhoods are usually perceived as destructive, tearing down everything that made the place special and attractive. But as A Neighborhood That Never Changes demonstrates, many gentrifiers seek to preserve the authentic local flavor of their new homes, rather than ruthlessly remake them. Drawing on ethnographic research... more...

  • Neighbourhood Renewal and Housing Marketsby Harris Beider

    Wiley 2008; US$ 176.00

    The academic and policy interest in the development of cities, the renewal of residential and older industrial neighbourhoods in cities, and issues to do with race, polarisation and inequality in cities has remained at the forefront of policy and academic debate across Europe and North America. This book provides an important new contribution to these... more...

  • New Urbanismby Dr Peter Dirksmeier; Prof Dr Ilse Helbrecht; Professor Matthew Carmona

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    The advent of the 21st century marks the unfolding of a new urbanism, of a new urban fabric in the making. Bringing together a range of leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines, this edited collection examines innovative urban redevelopment projects around Europe and North America which are at the forefront of this new urbanism and which... more...

  • The Philadelphia Barrioby Frederick F. Wherry

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 29.00

    How does a so-called bad neighborhood go about changing its reputation? Is it simply a matter of improving material conditions or picking the savviest marketing strategy? What kind of role can or should the arts play in that process? Does gentrification always entail a betrayal of a neighborhood?s roots? Tackling these questions and offering a fresh... more...

  • Planning, Risk and Property Developmentby Nikos Karadimitriou; Claudio de Magalh„es; Roelof Verhage

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Urban regeneration schemes involving a wide range of actors and dependent on private investment are increasingly deployed in Europe?s cities with the aim of delivering private, merit and public goods. This book explores the relationships, objectives and strategies of the actors engaging in these schemes in cities of three advanced European economies.... more...