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Development, Neighborhood, and Civic Life: The Question of Broader Integration

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

in Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the relationships of the mixed-income developments to the broader neighborhoods in which they sit and the extent to which, beyond social and physical integration among residents ... More


Neighbourhood sustainability: residents' perceptions and perspectives

John Flint

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents qualitative evidence from six low income neighbourhoods in Britain to explore residents' perceptions of, and perspectives on, neighbourhood change and sustainability. Residents ... More


Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Tim Blackman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Where people live matters to their health. Health-improvement strategies often target where people live, but do they work? This book tackles this question by exploring new theoretical, empirical, and ... More


Prevailing Approaches to the Study of Neighborhoods and Change

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines prevailing approaches to the study of neighborhoods and neighborhood change, paying attention to how they help describe and explain as well as produce urban dynamics. It begins ... More


Understanding Change in Today’s Changing Urban Mosaic

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the effects of classifying neighborhoods based on ecological indicators, both in the form of representations of space and in the policies/interventions derived from their use. ... More


Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

John J Betancur and Janet L Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Based on historical case studies in Chicago, this book focuses on both the theoretical and practical explanations for why neighborhoods change today. It shows that a diverse collection of people ... More


Changing places: the families and their neighbourhoods

Katharine Mumford and Anne Power

in East Enders: Family and community in East London

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to show how much the families care about their community, and how much they are linked to doing things in their neighbourhood. It illustrates how the families felt their ... More


Conclusion

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book has highlighted the shortcomings of both mainstream and critical approaches used to explain how and why neighborhoods change by focusing on the case of Chicago. The evidence it has ... More


Recasting Race/Ethnicity: The Gentrification of Bronzeville and Pilsen

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how race and ethnicity get attached to neighborhood change by comparing and contrasting the presumed gentrification of two Chicago neighborhoods, Pilsen and Bronzeville: the ... More


Constructing Carceral Space: How Englewood Became the Ghetto

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter offers a historical account of how Englewood—a South Side neighborhood that went from white to black and from middle-class to poor—became a ghetto. More specifically, it examines the ... More


Selling the Neighborhood: Commodification versus Differential Space

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores various efforts to “sell” neighborhoods as well as the construction and destruction of community through commodification. Using as examples Paseo Boricua in Humboldt Park and ... More


Reinventing Neighborhood?: Transforming Chicago’s Public Housing

John J. Betancur and Janet L. Smith

in Claiming Neighborhood: New Ways of Understanding Urban Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040504
eISBN:
9780252098949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040504.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how the transformation of public housing leads to neighborhood change by focusing on two Chicago neighborhoods: Cabrini Green on the Lower North Side and Lakefront Properties on ... 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


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


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


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


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.


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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