Renewing America"s cities

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Statement[by] Thomas F. Johnson, James R. Morris [and] Joseph G. Butts.
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LC ClassificationsHT175.U6 J6
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Pagination130 p.
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Open LibraryOL5852384M
LC Control Number62012908
OCLC/WorldCa1159302

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Saving America’s Cities is remarkable, unique even, among the many chronicles of urban renewal’s failures. By taking readers into the s, Cohen expands the frame for the much-maligned mid-century policy, and argues that urban renewal’s failures and (rare) successes led to an era of planning with rather than for communitiesAuthor: Lizabeth Cohen.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxviii, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents. SAVING AMERICA’S CITIES Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age By Lizabeth Cohen.

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Renewing the Culture of America's Inner Cities By E.W. Jackson I came from a broken family, spent the first ten years of my life in foster care, and lived in the poorest and roughest area of a.

Saving America's Cities is a thoroughly researched biography/history of Ed Logue, a prominent leader in urban renewal and redevelopment. Logue began his career in rebuilding cities in New Haven, moving on to head the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the New York State Urban Development Corporation (UDC) before ending his career in the South Bronx, He was a domineering personality, /5.

Books by Barbara Elliott - the Center for cultural Renewal Previous Next. "In this myth-shattering book, Liz Cohen offers an important reassessment of urban renewal in postwar America. Clear-eyed and convincing, Saving America’s Cities not only accounts for the failures of federal policies in this period but also salvages the often-overlooked success stories as well.

In the end, Cohen makes great use of the past to /5(10). Lizabeth Cohen’s “Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban American in the Suburban Age,” published by Farrar Straus and Giroux, was cited for offering “a.

Saving America’s Cities is remarkable, unique even, among the many chronicles of urban renewal’s failures. By taking readers into the s, Cohen expands the frame for the much-maligned mid-century policy, and argues that urban renewal’s failures and (rare) successes led to an era of planning with rather than for communities.

Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age Lizabeth Cohen. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, $35 (p) ISBN   Book review: Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age.

By Lizabeth Cohen and reviewed by Andrew Riely. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, ; pp.:US$ /£ (hbk). Add a gift card to your order. Choose your denomination. In Saving America's Cities, the prizewinning historian Lizabeth Cohen follows the career of Edward J.

Logue, whose shifting approach to the urban crisis tracked the changing balance between government-funded public programs and private interests that would culminate in the neoliberal rush to privatize efforts to solve entrenched social problems.

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Lizabeth Cohen's scholarly website. Learn more about her recent publications, events, and reviews; including details on her latest book, Saving America's Cities: Ed Louge and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age. Lizabeth Cohen’s new book, “Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), is.

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Lizabeth Cohen - Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age — in conversation with E. Dionne Upcoming Event Sunday, November 3, - pm to pm. Join the Boston Public Library and the Norman B.

Leventhal Map & Education Center At the Boston Public Library for a talk with Lizabeth Cohen, author of Saving Americas Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age.

Her newest book, Saving America's Cities, won the Bancroft Prize. Our program coincides with the paperback publication of Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age, which will be published on November 17th. It. The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy details the most important attributes of America’s next economy.

Bruce Katz and Jennifer. As cities across the country and around the world struggle to cope with the ongoing pandemic, it is an opportune time to read Saving America’s Cities, Lizabeth Cohen’s excellent study of.

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Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age.

Author. Cohen, Lizabeth. Publisher. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Publication Date. The annual list looks at cities with more thanresidents and ranks them based on their per-capita purchases of books, magazines, and newspapers, both in print and in Kindle format.

The MSOE University Scholars Honors Program is honored to present Harvard University Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies and Distinguished Service Professor of History Lizabeth Cohen as she discusses her recent book, Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age.

Professor Cohen will be joined by a panel of urban. Renewing the Culture of America's Inner Cities By E.W. Jackson I came from a broken family, spent the first ten years of my life in foster care, and lived in the poorest and roughest area of a. Logue's era of urban renewal has a complicated legacy: Neighborhoods were demolished and residents dislocated, but there were also genuine successes and progressive goals.

Saving America's Cities is a dramatic story of heartbreak and destruction but also of human idealism and resourcefulness, opening up possibilities for our own time. The Steady Destruction of America’s Cities Peter Moskowitz’s new book on gentrification outlines how local governments cede their power.

The death and life of great American cities by Jane Jacobs,Random House edition, of traditional planning theory can still be read for pleasure even by those who long ago absorbed and appropriated the book’s arguments.” Jane Jacobs, an editor and writer on architecture in New York City in the early sixties, argued that urban.

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Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series City in the Twenty-First Century View table of contents "If you're a mayor, economic developer, city builder, scholar, or student who. Cohen’s most recent book is “Saving America’s Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age,” winner of the Bancroft Prize.

In it she examines the benefits and costs of the shifting strategies for rebuilding American cities after World War II by following the career of urban redeveloper Edward J. Logue.Historical Studies of Urban America focuses on North American cities and metropolitan areas as centers of historical change.

Series titles are concerned with cities as places that influence spatial relations, politics, economic development, social processes, and cultural transformations - and are in .