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The Industrial Estate

Sam Wetherell

in Foundations: How the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193755
eISBN:
9780691208558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193755.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter tackles the emergence and spread of the industrial estate as a new type of twentieth-century space. It discusses the history of this space and its beginning in the 1890s on the outskirts ... More


Making a difference?

Ruth Lupton

in Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345356
eISBN:
9781447303039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter revisits Bridgefields, exploring the changes on that estate close-up. Bridgefields in 2001 was fairly similar as a living environment to 1999, with evidence of better management, and ... More


Chicago's Planned Industrial Districts: Clearing and the Central Manufacturing District

in Chicago Made: Factory Networks in the Industrial Metropolis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226477015
eISBN:
9780226477046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477046.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Central Manufacturing District (CMD) and the Clearing Yards are among the earliest examples of planned industrial districts, or, as they are otherwise known, organized districts, industrial ... More


Foundations: How the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Sam Wetherell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193755
eISBN:
9780691208558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193755.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is a history of twentieth-century Britain told through the rise, fall, and reinvention of six different types of urban space: the industrial estate, shopping precinct, council estate, ... More


Conclusion: The Burden of Obsolescence

Sam Wetherell

in Foundations: How the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193755
eISBN:
9780691208558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193755.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that in the late-twentieth century, Britain became a postdevelopmental state — a neoliberal political formation characterized by a constant, unresolved negotiation between old and ... More


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