Urban renewal

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Good Essays

    Darling Harbour, surrounded by a large part of Blackwattle Bay and adjacent Balmain East. Natural elements of Pyrmont are scarce, however both Darling Harbour and Blackwattle bay envelop the suburb. Blackwattle Bay is an example of immense urban renewal, ever since the Olympics occurred. A main, human built, element of Pyrmont sits at the suburb’s centre, The Star Casino. Pyrmont is also rife with apartments and terraces that have been gentrified. Affordable housing in the suburb can be located, lining the finger wharves of Pyrmont Bay. The 2011 Census showed that the population of Pyrmont was 11, 618 with a very high population density. B. Aim of Fieldwork (100 words) Below is the issue and focus question that I have chosen to base my RAP. {Issue: The nature of change resulting from Urban Growth and Urban Renewal in Pyrmont} {Focus Question: Has the Urban Renewal in Pyrmont benefitted the community?} The Primary and Secondary sources that I will be…

    • 1520 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Urban Renewal In New Haven

    • 1668 Words
    • 7 Pages

    not a story that common person would know, but it has been a city that many have examined because it has a unique story in its urban renewal experience. However, the implications of urban renewal in New Haven…

    • 1668 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Urban Renewal started with the Housing Act of 1949. This program had some goals in mind which all sounded too good to be true. The goals were to eliminate substandard housing, revitalize city economies, construct better housing, and to reduce racial segregation. The way these goals were carried out were trough tearing down areas and then rebuilding them. Federal funds and eminent domain were used to keep this program going. After these areas were cleared then they became available to developers…

    • 1191 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    What is Gentrification? Since the early 1970’s , American cities have experienced constant urban growth despite the Urban Sprawl which resulted in many Americans moving away from urban cities, and into low density neighborhoods. This phenomenon which intrigued many urban observers known as Gentrification, resulted in not only urban city growth, but it also had varied effects on city life, income rates and including culture. The impact gentrification leaves on many American cities differ from…

    • 298 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The article titled, “Root Shock: The Consequences of African American Dispossession”, penned by Mindy Thompson Fullilove, delves deep into the phenomenon of urban renewal. Now, the author goes on to elucidate how urban renewal was a process among many that went on to contribute to the de-urbanization of the cities of the United States. This happened during the last half of the 20th century (Fullilove 73). The writing highlights the fact that urban renewal was a very vital federal policy that…

    • 999 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Historical preservation has been mostly understood by the means of preserving the physical artifact. However, in an urban context, what makes artifacts’ character “distinctive” and “definitive” is not only their physicality but also their memory. To this end, Also Rossi’s argues for “the soul of the city” as the city’s history, its memory. Although we all travel backward in time through memory, history and memory should be distinguished totally from each other, the former belongs to a specific…

    • 713 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    She seemed excited to have a visitor who was interested in the town 's history. I asked her about the urban renewal project that modernized the town 36 years ago. She brought out some documents, but I didn 't have the time to plow through them. I just wanted to know why they bulldozed the downtown and replaced it with strip malls instead of trying to preserve the buildings for reuse, as other towns have done. She told me the stores were losing business to the large chains that were opening in…

    • 831 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Today, the growing impact of gentrification has made the urban development very susceptible. At this point, it is very important to mention the fact that the process of gentrification emerges under the impact of multiple factors, including but not limited to economic & social factors and globalization in general, which encourage consistent modifications in urban development. Socioeconomic and demographic changes are also a consequence of urban planning which is provoked by gentrification. On the…

    • 703 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    Essay On New Haven

    • 1723 Words
    • 7 Pages

    New Haven, a city in Connecticut, is notable for undergoing major changes during the city’s existence. It doesn’t offer images glamorous and lavish lifestyle like major US cities, or the dream of someone coming into this city and having it change their entire life. Nonetheless, it offers the idea of the American Dream, New Haven is a city where one can own a house a among the most modern and sophisticated infrastructures. Its history of development and redevelopment is an uncommon story,…

    • 1723 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    architect, was also an influential architectural theorist in the 20th-century. The Architecture of the City was published in 1984 which was his major work of architectural and urban theory. In the introduction, Rossi points out that the embodiment of artistic intentions and the creation of a better living environment are two eternal features of the building. The building gives the community a particular image and is closely related to society and nature. It is different from arts and sciences.…

    • 1910 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50