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Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

  • After the Factoryby James J. Connolly; Janet R. Daly Bednarek; Allen Dieterich-Ward; Alison D. Goebel; Michael J. Hicks; Thomas E. Lehman; S Paul O'Hara; Catherine Tumber; LaDale Winling

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99

    After the Factory expores the challenges and opportunities facing the smaller industrial cities of America's heartland as they seek to reinvent themselves. It offers a unique, multidisciplinary look at communities often ignored by conventional urban studies and urban history scholarship. 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...

  • Asian Urbanizationby D. J. Dwyer

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1971; US$ 20.00

    The Journal of Oriental Studies is published twice yearly, in January and July, by the Hong Kong University Press. All manuscripts, books for review, and editorial communications should be submitted to the Editor, Journal of Oriental Studies, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. more...

  • Auf dem Weg zur sozialen Stadtby Martin Lenz

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 69.99

    Mit Blick auf den Umgang mit benachteiligenden Wohnbedingungen überprüft Martin Lenz am Beispiel der Stadt Karlsruhe, inwieweit soziologische Theorien zu sozialer Ungleichheit und Segregation für die kommunale Praxis mittlerer Großstädte relevant sind. Damit stellt sich auch die Frage nach der Anwendung von Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung... more...

  • Barrio Dreamsby Arlene Dávila

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Arlene Dávila brilliantly considers the cultural politics of urban space in this lively exploration of Puerto Rican and Latino experience in New York, the global center of culture and consumption, where Latinos are now the biggest minority group. Analyzing the simultaneous gentrification and Latinization of what is known as El Barrio or Spanish Harlem,... more...

  • Battery Park Cityby David L. A. Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Battery Park City in Manhattan has been hailed as a triumph of urban design, and is considered to be one of the success stories of American urban redevelopment planning. The flood of praise for its design, however, can obscure the many lessons from the long struggle to develop the project. Nothing was built on the site for more than a decade after... more...

  • The Battle for Tolmers Square (Routledge Revivals)by Nick Wates

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1976, this book tells of the dramatic struggle between tenants? groups, community associations, students, squatters, intellectuals, political parties, and property developers at Tolmers Square in north London. The author describes how property developers, interested only in maximising profits, attempted to redevelop the Tolmers... more...

  • Beyond Preservationby Andrew Hurley

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    Across the United States, historic preservation has become a catalyst for urban regeneration. Entrepreneurs, urban pioneers, and veteran city dwellers have refurbished thousands of dilapidated properties and put them to productive use as shops, restaurants, nightclubs, museums, and private residences. As a result, inner-cities, once disparaged as... 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...

  • The Challenge of Social Innovation in Urban Revitalizationby Paul Drewe; Edward Hulsbergen; Juan-Luis Klein

    Techne Press 2011; US$ 71.00

    This book addresses urban revitalization by looking at bottom up initiatives, where residents and local organizations took charge. It presents relevant theory and describes 9 case studies. It includes: Montreal, Liverpool, Gouda, Leon, Lima, Urban Initiatives Projects, France CDC Renewal Program, Jerusalem, and Mondragon. more...