Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-19 of 19 items

  • Keywords: shopping centers x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

David Smiley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679294
eISBN:
9781452948089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679294.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Pedestrian Modern shows that stores and shopping centers were integral to the shaping of modernism in the middle decades of the 20th century. Rather than framing store work as some parallel or lesser ... More


The Shopping Centers Shaping the Brazilian City: Two Case Studies in São Paulo

Gilda Collet Bruna and Heliana Comin Vargas

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the Brazilian version of the shopping center through two significant examples, the Iguatemi and Pítio Higienòpolis, which were built more than thirty years apart in the city of ... More


The Language of Modern Shopping

David Smiley

in Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679294
eISBN:
9781452948089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679294.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Just after 1950, the design of shopping centers remained fluid, with design strategies offering symbolic and cultural references ranging from the small town green to the urban street. Two projects by ... More


The Shopping Precinct

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/9780691193755.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the emergence of the shopping precinct as a distinct urban form in the mid-twentieth century and how it would come to reshape Britain's urban environment. Britons often use the ... More


Pedestrianization Takes Command

David Smiley

in Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679294
eISBN:
9781452948089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679294.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

In the 1940s concerns about pedestrians, not cars, took the lead in store work that entailed larger design. These were based on the principles of neighborhood unit planning, in which the logic of a ... More


The city and the suburban village

James Greenhalgh

in Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter is concerned with the ways in which functional models of community and sociability were being framed spatially in post-war Britain, focusing on the design and provision of housing on ... More


Mainstreaming the Asian Mall

Willow S. Lung-Amam

in Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter investigates Asian American-oriented shopping centers. It shows that these malls are central in the lives of Asian American suburbanites. For many, the malls serve their practical needs, ... More


The Cold War Pedestrian

David Smiley

in Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679294
eISBN:
9781452948089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679294.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The early Cold War fueled and abetted shifts in the professional perception of the city, the suburb, and the pedestrian precinct. Gruen and Ketchum entwined their professional work with the Cold War ... More


City centre: same city but a different place?

Madeleine Leonard

in Teens and Territory in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast: If Walls Could Talk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719096242
eISBN:
9781526128508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096242.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Visually the city centre of Belfast epitomises Belfast’s status as a ‘post conflict’ city. How do young people from divided localities perceive, manage and negotiate their way through city centre ... More


Park and Shop

David Smiley

in Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679294
eISBN:
9781452948089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679294.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Store design increasingly was faced with the problems of congestion, and transformations of buildings, sites and the larger urban complexes were undertaken by the design professions (alongside a wide ... More


Retail Real Estate

François des Rosiers and Marius Thériault

in Private Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199388752
eISBN:
9780199388783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388752.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes two research studies on shopping centers. With regard to spatial competition among shopping agglomerations, commercial streets and community centers are only competitive at ... More


The Changing Physical Landscape of Retailing

Alan Treadgold and Jonathan Reynolds

in Navigating the New Retail Landscape: A Guide for Business Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198868767
eISBN:
9780191905230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868767.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, International Business

This chapter considers the changing physical requirements that retail businesses have both today and in the future. Urbanization, technology, and regulation are identified and discussed as the major ... More


Blackburn Goes Pop: City-Centre Redevelopment in a Provincial City

Otto Saumarez Smith

in Boom Cities: Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836407
eISBN:
9780191873676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836407.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter illustrates how modernist ideas related to local concerns and aspirations, through a representative case study of the building of a new central-area shopping centre in the Lancashire ... More


The Globalization of Retail and the Rise of Shopping Mall Professionals

Arlene Dávila

in El Mall: The Spatial and Class Politics of Shopping Malls in Latin America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286849
eISBN:
9780520961920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286849.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the professionalization of the industry around U.S.-centered “global” conventions and the historical regimes that frame Latin Americans' involvement in the industry. On that ... More


The Changing Physical Landscape of Retailing

Alan Treadgold and Jonathan Reynolds

in Navigating the New Retail Landscape: A Guide for Business Leaders

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198745754
eISBN:
9780191808180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745754.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter considers the changing physical requirements of retail businesses both today and in the future. Urbanization, technology, and regulation are identified and discussed as the major drivers ... More


Machines for Selling

David Smiley

in Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679294
eISBN:
9781452948089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679294.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

In the late 1930s, four architects (Victor Gruen, Morris Ketchum, Morris Lapidus and Kenneth Welch) focused more intensively on store work as part of a modernist undertaking – a modernism that ... More


Introduction To Part III

Barry Langford

in Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638574
eISBN:
9780748671076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638574.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the late summer of 1985, one of the biggest hits of the previous year, Joe Dante's horror-comedy Gremlins (Warner Brothers, 1984), was given a limited re-release in markets including Columbus, ... More


The Store Problem

David Smiley

in Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679294
eISBN:
9781452948089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679294.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Stores were considered design questions of taste and propriety but in the 1920s, the first hints of a modernist approach emerged. Interpretations varied, from a hyper-rationalism, to theatricality, ... More


The Modernisation of London Concert Life around 1900

Simon McVeigh and Cyril Ehrlich

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the modernisation of concert life in London and its rapid transformation around the turn of the century, resulting in a ‘crisis of overproduction’. Crucial to this ... More


View: