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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


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


Living Cargo: How Black Britain Performs Its Past

Steven Blevins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697144
eISBN:
9781452955315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Living Cargo offers a wide-ranging study of contemporary literatures, films, visual arts and performances by writers and artists who live and work in the UK but who also maintain strong ties to ... 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


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


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.


@Bristol: Dissident Publics in a Neoliberal City

Steven Blevins

in Living Cargo: How Black Britain Performs Its Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697144
eISBN:
9781452955315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697144.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The sixth and final chapter of Living Cargo concludes with an interrogation of urban regeneration in the city of Bristol, situating the neoliberal city’s alliance with private real estate investors ... More


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


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.


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


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


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