The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and after the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse

The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and after the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816667673
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 01/26/2011
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Patrick Nunnally is the River Life Program Coordinator in the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota.
E. Thomas Sullivan is Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and Julius E. Davis Chair in Law, at the University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Preface: This Dynamic Culture of Learning
E. Thomas Sullivan
Introduction: University Voices in the Community
Patrick Nunnally
Part I. The Bridge: Object, Metaphor, Process
1. Fracture-Critical: The I-35W Bridge Collapse as Metaphor and Omen
Thomas Fisher
2. The Infamous Gusset Plates
Roberto Ballarini and Minmao Liao
3. Building the New Bridge: Process and Politics in City-Building
Patrick Nunnally
Part II. The City: Neighborhoods and Transportation
4. Neighborhoods Confront a Disaster Aftermath
Judith A. Martin
5. From Here to There to Nowhere: Competing Philosophies of Planning
Roger Miller
Part III. The River: After the Collapse
6. A Fickle Partner: Minneapolis and the Mississippi River
John O. Anfinson
7. A Bridge to Somewhere
Mark Pedelty, Heather Dorsey, and Melissa Thompson
8. Old Man River
Deborah L. Swackhamer
Conclusion: Reimagining the Mississippi
Patrick Nunnally

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