Bootstrap New Urbanism

Bootstrap New Urbanism Joseph A Rodriguez Critically Examines The Urban Design And Revitalization Initiatives Undertaken By Both The Government And The People Of Milwaukee, Wisconsin In The 1990s, New Urbanists Followed A City Tradition Of Using Urban Design To Solve Problems While Seeking To Elevate The City S National Reputation And Status While New Urbanism Was Not The Only Design Element Undertaken To Further Milwaukee S Redevelopment, The Elite Focus On New Urbanism Reflected An Attempt To Fashion A Self Help Narrative For The Revitalization Of The City This Approach Linked New Urbanist Design To The Strengthening Of Grassroots Community Organizing And Volunteerism To Solve Urban Problems Bootstrap New Urbanism Design, Race, And Redevelopment In Milwaukee Uncovers A Practice With Implications For Urban History, Architectural History, Planning History, Environmental Design, Ethnic Studies, And Urban Politics.

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  • Hardcover
  • 241 pages
  • Bootstrap New Urbanism
  • Joseph A. Rodriguez
  • 09 December 2017
  • 9780739186121

12 thoughts on “Bootstrap New Urbanism

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    This book offers a view of how Milwaukee remade itself, from a conservative culture to a modern city Extensive background and history before Rodriguez examines the urban design and revitalization initiatives undertaken in Milwaukee.The first half, or less, is a history of a thrifty and conservative Milwaukee, while the second half of the book discusses such reinvogorating factors as self help initiatives and nonprofit agencies around town over the last fifty years or so Interesting perspective.Before the suburbs expanded dramatically, Milwaukee s thrifty immigrants earned the city a tight and frugal reputation So, expanding into the burbs demonstrated a willingness to spend money on a house and property The daily papers supported the unfolding suburbanization, although the trend drained the city Many years later, the author writes, Whitney Gould, the design and architecture history writer for the paper, captured well the controversies and outcomes during the city s revitalization and public art, which pitted the conservative and thrifty against the adventuresome progressives Revitalization stories told here include St John s Cathedral radically redesigned interior, and the reorienting of stores from a suburban plan with prominent parking to an urban orientation with stores on the corner and parking to the side, albeit with low rise suburban profiles Two and a half stars A dry academic urban studies textbook I approached this readily avail...

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