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A “Salvable Neighborhood”: Urban Renewal, Model Cities, and the Rise of a Social Planning Regime

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

By the 1960s the urban renewal program was well underway, and it was largely controlled by the downtown planning regime. The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency (SFRA) had cleared over 1,280 acres in ... More


The “Yoshi’s Effect”: Jazz, Speculative Urbanism, and Urban Redevelopment in Contemporary San Francisco

Dale Chapman

in Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520279377
eISBN:
9780520968219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279377.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

In a bid to atone for its midcentury actions, the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, beginning in the 1980s, set about planning a “jazz preservation district” to be located in the Fillmore ... More


Who Holds Final Authority?: The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and the Mission Council on Redevelopment

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter details the surprising encounter between the neighborhood-based planning groups and the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency (SFRA). The neighborhood groups had originally invited the SFRA ... More


The Return to the City within a City: The Mission Coalition Organization and the Devolution of Planning Power

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Neighborhood groups like the Mission Council on Redevelopment and later the Mission Coalition Organization were eager to collaborate with the SFRA. But under urban renewal law, the SFRA was unable to ... More


Jazz and the Right to the City: Jazz Venues and the Legacy of Urban Redevelopment in California

Dale Chapman

in Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520279377
eISBN:
9780520968219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279377.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 5 takes up the case of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency (SFRA) and its tumultuous relationship with San Francisco’s jazz community. In the late 1950s, under the pretext of urban ... More


Latino as Worker: The Changing Politics of Race in the City and the Neighborhood

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the immediate postwar period, there grew a sharp divergence between the municipal government and the institutions of the Mission District when it came to ideas about planning and urban life. ... More


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