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Wiped Out by the Green Wave: Green Gentrification and the Value of Urban Nature

Melissa Checker

in The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479835089
eISBN:
9781479859245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835089.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Situated mainly in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood, this chapter examines “green gentrification”—the correlation between environmental improvements and high-end real estate development. Taking an ... More


| | The Dutch Floriades

in Grounds for Review: The Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235392
eISBN:
9781846314643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235392.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the Dutch international horticultural exhibition or ‘Floriade’. It explains how the exhibition has closer links to existing land-use planning policies than counterpart events ... More


Parks and Prosperity, 1950s–1980s

Thomas R. H. Havens

in Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines urban and natural parks during the era of sustained economic growth from the 1950s through the 1980s. A number of interrelated events sparked public demand for both national and ... More


Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City

P. A. Buckley, Walter Sedwitz, William J. Norse, and John Kieran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501719615
eISBN:
9781501719622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719615.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This book offers the first quantitative long-term historical analysis of the migratory, winter, and breeding avifaunas of any New York City natural area—Van Cortlandt Park and the adjacent Northwest ... More


Grounds for Review: The Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Andrew Theokas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235392
eISBN:
9781846314643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314643
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Garden Festivals are more than temporary horticultural expositions. Complex and phased, these projects have additional significance as planning stratagems, reclamation projects, public art venues, ... More


Introduction: Parklands and Japan

Thomas R. H. Havens

in Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the history of public parks and green spaces in Japan and its colonies. It considers the ways in which public parks—both national and urban—have figured in state formation, modern ... More


Avifaunal Overview

P. A. Buckley

in Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501719615
eISBN:
9781501719622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719615.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The avifauna of the study area is described and quantified, beginning with historical coverage since 1872. The Van Cortlandt Park cumulative and breeding avifaunas are dissected and contrasted with ... More


The Loudon Grove: Trees in Public Spaces

Tom Kimmerer

in Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The late nineteenth century saw the rise of public parks in cities. Boston Common and New York’s Central Park became the models for urban public spaces and access to nature within crowded cities. ... More


| | Festivals Foreign and Familiar

in Grounds for Review: The Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235392
eISBN:
9781846314643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235392.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The post-war garden festival concept, originating in Germany, has moved beyond the Netherlands and Great Britain, with versions adopted elsewhere in Europe, as well as North America and Asia. Despite ... More


The Use of Citizen Volunteers in Urban Bird Research

Timothy L. Vargo, Owen D. Boyle, Christopher A. Lepczyk, William P. Mueller, and Sara E. Vondrachek

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Training community volunteers to become citizen scientists for research has become increasingly popular as an effective and cost-saving alternative to, or augmentation of, paid field assistants. But ... More


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