City Urbanism and Its End

ISBN-10: 0300107749
ISBN-13: 9780300107746
Edition: 2005
Authors: Douglas W. Rae
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

How did neighbourhood groceries, parish halls and factories contribute more to urban vitality than did the fiscal might of postwar urban renewal? Focusing on New Haven, Connecticut , Rae depicts the features that contributed most to city life in the early 'urbanist' decades of the 20th century.

Preface
Creative Destruction and the Age of Urbanism
Industrial Convergence on a New England Town
Fabric of Enterprise
Living Local
Civic Density
A Sidewalk Republic
Business and Civic Erosion, 1917-1950
Race, Place, and the Emergence of Spatial Hierarchy
Inventing Dick Lee
Extraordinary Politics: Dick Lee, Urban Renewal, and the End of Urbanism
The End of Urbanism
A City After Urbanism
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index

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