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Wresting the New From the Once Modern

in The Third City

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780226042930
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226042954 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226042954.003.0005
Wresting the New From the Once Modern

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This chapter examines urban redevelopment in Chicago. It explores the strategies used to replan and rebuild local public housing communities and the logic of public housing redevelopment in contemporary Chicago. It also evaluates the neighborhood impacts of housing development on street-level redevelopment. This chapter also highlights the problem with mixed-income neighborhood development in Chicago and the urbanist builders' violation of Jane Jacobs' precepts.

Keywords: urban redevelopment; Chicago; public housing; housing redevelopment; street-level redevelopment; mixed-income neighborhood; Jane Jacobs

Chapter.  10463 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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