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The Roots and Routes of Urban Renewal
This synthetic essay offers a new look at the origins of the ideas that underpinned urban renewal. Recent accounts separate policy history from the cultural influence of modernism in planning andExpand
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Manhattan Projects: The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York
Moving beyond the usual good-versus-evil story that pits master-planner Robert Moses against the plucky neighborhood advocate Jane Jacobs, Samuel Zipp sheds new light on the rise and fall of NewExpand
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The battle of Lincoln Square: neighbourhood culture and the rise of resistance to urban renewal
This article considers the organized resistance to urban renewal at Lincoln Square in New York between 1956 and 1959. The Lincoln Square Urban Renewal Project cleared ground for acres of luxuryExpand
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Making Place: The Cultural History of the Built Environment
Author(s): Zipp, Samuel | Abstract: Urban theorists have offered a number of powerful and popular concepts for mapping spatial relations. These languages have delivered considerable benefits to theExpand
Raising : E. B. White, World Government, and Local Cosmopolitanism in the Postwar Moment
This essay argues that the writer E. B. White, best known for his literary essays and children’s books, also had a significant but neglected career as a political writer. It considers his writings,Expand
Introduction: Thinking through Urban Renewal
Recent scholarly interest in urban renewal has established its place in the social and political history of the postwar United States. The contributors to this special section argue that equal atte...
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Suburbia and American Exceptionalism
Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and showed how the Cold War was fought over the "commodity gap" as much as the "missile gap." Most importantly, she argued that renewed commitment to strict genderExpand
Superblock stories, or, ten episodes in the history of public housing
This essay analyzes ten disparate but linked moments in the history of the depiction of the spaces of public housing. Investigating the image of public housing that emerges from a range of culturalExpand
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Raising The Wild Flag: E. B. White, World Government, and Local Cosmopolitanism in the Postwar Moment
Author(s): Zipp, Samuel | Abstract: This essay argues that the writer E. B. White, best known for his literary essays and children’s books, also had a significant but neglected career as a politicalExpand
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