Design after decline : How America rebuilds shrinking cities

Ryan, Brent D.

Design after decline : How America rebuilds shrinking cities - Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press 2014 - xiv, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-243) and index.

PrefaceChapter 1. "The Burden Has Passed": Urban Design After Urban RenewalChapter 2. Shrinkage or Renewal? The Fate of Older Cities, 1950-90Chapter 3. "People Want These Houses": The Suburbanization of DetroitChapter 4. "Another Tradition in Planning": The Suburbanization of North PhiladelphiaChapter 5. Toward Social Urbanism for Shrinking CitiesNotesWorks CitedIndexAcknowledgments


In Design After Decline, Brent D. Ryan chronicles the fraught and intermittently successful rebuilding of Detroit and Philadelphia in recent decades, concluding that small-scale strategies must give way to a revived combination of innovative urban design and social planning.

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City planning - United States
Land use, Urban - United States
Urban policy - United States
Urban renewal - Unites States

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