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“Model of the Modern Urban University”: The New Spatial Form of the Chicago Circle Campus

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter details the various architectural considerations and nuances behind the construction of the urban campus of the time—the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (UICC), so named because ... More


City as Campus: University Space in the Global City

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the efforts to restructure and revitalize the university landscape within a large-scale network of cities, especially when serving within the implications of global economics. ... More


Modern City, Modern Campus: Institutional Expansion and Urban Renewal in the Postwar Era

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the urban transformation in the wake of World War II, wherein urban and national leaders call for the participation of universities in urban renewal projects. Postwar urban ... More


Conclusion

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This concluding chapter speculates on the trends and future of twenty-first-century higher education and urban campus development, following the scars left behind by postwar urban renewal. This ... More


Radical Roots

in Richard Hofstadter: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076409
eISBN:
9780226076379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076379.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter discusses the family and education of Richard Hofstadter. Born in the city of Buffalo in 1916 to a Jewish Polish father and his German Lutheran wife, Richard Hofstadter grew up in a ... More


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