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Cities for Profit: The Real Estate Turn in Asia's Urban Politics

Gavin Shatkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709906
eISBN:
9781501709715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709906.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the past three decades, urban real estate megaprojects—massive, master planned, for profit urban developments—have captured the imagination of politicians and policy-makers across Asia. This book ... More


The Politics of Home in Hard Times

Jeffrey Helgeson

in Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines black women’s “politics of home” during the Great Depression. The chapter builds upon historian Earl Lewis’s notion of the “home sphere,” in which political actors envision ... More


Value: Property, History, and Homeliness in Georgetown

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

explores the economic and planning rationale for an expanded historic preservation movement particularly as it emerged in Georgetown in the 1920s. This Georgetown model was adopted by a succession of ... More


Insurgent Architects, Radical Cities and the Promise of the Political

Erik Swyngedouw

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Under a variety of generic names like Occupy!, Indignados, the Outraged, and others, a wave of deeply political protest is rolling through the world’s cities, whereby those who do not count demand a ... More


Modernist Urbanism as History: Preserving the Southwest Urban Renewal Area

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

brings the preservation story in Washington DC full circle by looking carefully at the highly contested attempt in the early years of the 21st century to protect and preserve Capitol Park (1959). ... More


Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Cameron Logan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Historic Capital shows how Washington, D.C.’s historic buildings and neighborhoods have been a site of contestation between local interests and the expansion of the federal government’s footprint. It ... More


Race and Resistance: Gentrification and the Critique of Historic Preservation

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

tells the story of resistance to the restoration and preservation movement focusing in particular on the racially salient critique of the restoration culture and its impact on poor, black incumbent ... More


The Early Origins of Ethnic Insularity and Racial Exclusion in the New York City Fire Department

David Goldberg

in Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how the FDNY’s cultural of insularity evolved during the 19th Century as the department shifted from volunteerism and became professionalized. The chapter also chronicles how ... More


Rhodes Tavern and the Problem with Preservation in the 1980s

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

unpacks the contradictions and conflicts within the preservation movement that emerged during and after the Rhodes Tavern controversy (1977-1984). In particular the chapter interprets the different ... More


Whose Neighborhood? Whose History?: Expanding Dupont Circle, 1975–1985

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

looks at the success of the neighborhood preservation movement in the 1970s and early 1980s and the fine grain of neighborhood conflict inspired by preservation’s assertiveness in that period.


Taste: Architectural Complexity and Social Diversity in the 1960s

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

argues that architectural taste was central to the expansion of preservation in the later decades of the twentieth century. The chapter analyses shifts in taste and the impact of those shifts on the ... More


Mobilizations and Memorials

Kevin J. Mumford

in "Not Straight, Not White": Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626840
eISBN:
9781469628073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626840.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Despite the rightward political turn across the nation, gay communities mobilized for legal protection and increasingly, for AIDS research and treatment. Black gay activists formed new groups to ... More


The White House and Its Neighborhood: Federal City Making and Local Preservation, 1960–1975

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

examines the catalytic impact of the Federal government on Washington’s preservation movement. The negative impacts, especially bulldozer-driven urban renewal, have been quite well documented. But ... More


Preservation, Profits, and Loss

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The key to this change in perception and the activities it inspired was the maturation of preservation activism and law.


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