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New Institutions for a New Governing Agenda

Joel Rast

in The Origins of the Dual City: Housing, Race, and Redevelopment in Twentieth-Century Chicago

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226661445
eISBN:
9780226661612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226661612.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the push for institutional change that accompanied the shift from the paradigm of privatism to that of public-private redevelopment partnerships in mid-twentieth century ... More


Industrial Renewal and Land Clearance

Robert Lewis

in Chicago's Industrial Decline: The Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752629
eISBN:
9781501752643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752629.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter presents a chronological narrative of institutional fixes implemented to counter industrial decline in Chicago. It considers different programs and institutions that supported Chicago's ... More


Reinventing Industrial Property

Robert Lewis

in Chicago's Industrial Decline: The Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752629
eISBN:
9781501752643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752629.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter demonstrates the Mayor's Committee for Economic and Cultural Development (CECD) that substituted the Chicago Land Clearance Commission's (CLCC) strategy of using government funds to ... More


The Holocene and Global Climate Change

Thomas S. Bianchi

in Deltas and Humans: A Long Relationship now Threatened by Global Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199764174
eISBN:
9780197563083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199764174.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The Pleistocene Epoch, often referred to as the Ice Age, lasted from approximately 2.6 million to 11,700 years ago. The last major ice advance began about 110,000 years ago, and the most recent ... More


Changes in the Hinterland and Floodplain

Thomas S. Bianchi

in Deltas and Humans: A Long Relationship now Threatened by Global Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199764174
eISBN:
9780197563083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199764174.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

As human populations have increased on the planet, so have their effects on the natural landscape. When human-engineered changes in the movement of soils and rocks occur in the vast watersheds of ... More


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