17 Historic Pres, Gentrification, and Middle Class

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/14/11 Historic Preservation, Gentrification, and the Middle-Class City Mission District , San Fran (2008) Greenwich Village
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3/14/11 Jane Jacobs The Death and Life of Great American Cities ( 1961) “about how cities work in real life” (p. 4) Penn Station 1963
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3/14/11 “The simple needs of automobiles are more easily understood and satisfied than the “If it appears that the rebuilt portions of cities and the endless new developments sp rea ding beyond the cities are reducing city and countryside alike to a monotonous, unnourishing gruel, this is not strange. It all comes, first-, second-, third- or fourth-hand, out of the same intellectual dish of mush. . . .” (pp. 6-7)
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3/14/11 The Need for Aged Buildings (Jacobs) “Cities need old buildings so badly it is probably impossible for vigorous
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Unformatted text preview: streets and districts to grow without them.” (187) “ Large swatches of construction built at one time are inherently inefficient for sheltering wide ranges of cultural, population, and business diversity.” (191) 3/14/11 The Revolt Against Modernism Nostalgia? Romantic urban visions? Boston’s Gentrification: the process of neighborhood change that results in the replacement of lower income residents with higher income residents. 3/14/11 Georgetown (D.C.) 1950 historic designation; 1950s gentrification 3/14/11 SoHo Late 1960s gentrification 1973 Historic Designation 3/14/11 Today’s Lower East Side Should we lament the arrival of wealthier residents? Pine for the old Lower East Side?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course HIST 616 taught by Professor Davidstradling during the Winter '11 term at University of Cincinnati.

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