The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

by Sharon Haar

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816665655
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 02/09/2011
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Sharon Haar is associate professor of architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
1. New Institutions for a New Environment: Pedagogical Space in the Progressive City
2. City as Laboratory: Hull-House and the Rise of the Chicago School
3. Modern City, Modern Campus: Institutional Expansion and Urban Renewal in the Post-War Era
4. Classrooms off the Expressway: A New Mission for Higher Education
5. "Model of the Modern Urban University": The New Spatial Form of the Chicago Circle Campus
6. Campus Revolt: The Reform of the Commuter University
7. City as Campus: University Space in the Global City
Conclusion
Notes
Index

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