Better Places, Better Lives: A Biography of James Rouse

Better Places, Better Lives: A Biography of James Rouse

by Joshua Olsen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0874203422

ISBN-13: 2900874203423

Pub. Date: 06/01/2014

Publisher: Urban Land Institute

A visionary developer and master planner, James Rouse was a key figure in the story of how and why the United States was built the way it was during the last half century. This engaging biography touches upon all aspects of Rouse’s life.

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A visionary developer and master planner, James Rouse was a key figure in the story of how and why the United States was built the way it was during the last half century. This engaging biography touches upon all aspects of Rouse’s life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900874203423
Publisher:
Urban Land Institute
Publication date:
06/01/2014
Pages:
442

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments,
Introduction,
Chapter 1 The Long Road from Easton to Baltimore,
Chapter 2 In Business and in the City: Mortgage Banking, the Baltimore Plan, and Urban Renewal,
Chapter 3 A Shopping Center and a Podium: Mondawmin and ACTION,
Chapter 4 To the Mall: Harundale and the Greater Baltimore Committee,
Chapter 5 Here to Stay: Cherry Hill Mall,
Chapter 6 Residential Beginnings: Pocantico Hills and the Village of Cross Keys,
Chapter 7 A New Town Conceived,
Chapter 8 A New Town Constructed: Columbia, Maryland,
Chapter 9 Facing Reality and a Recession: Columbia and the Rouse Company,
Chapter 10 The Old City: Faneuil Hall, the Gallery at Market Street East, and Santa Monica Place,
Chapter 11 Reviving and Retiring: Baltimore's Harborplace,
Chapter 12 Housing the Poor: The Creation of the Enterprise Foundation and the Enterprise Development Company,
Chapter 13 Final Efforts: International Festival Marketplaces, the National Affordable Housing Act, and Sandtown-Winchester,
Epilogue,
Bibliography,
Endnotes,
Index,

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