The Creative Destruction of New York City: Engineering the City for the Elite

The Creative Destruction of New York City: Engineering the City for the Elite

by Alessandro Busà

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ISBN-13: 9780190610111
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/07/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 11 MB
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About the Author

Alessandro Busà, a critical urban scholar with a cross-disciplinary background, has published extensively on the social, cultural, and economic impact of urban development in New York's most iconic neighborhoods. Busà has carried out research in New York City at Columbia University, and holds a Ph.D. from the Technical University of Berlin.

Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction Chapter 1: The New Face of Harlem's Main Street Chapter 2: How Capital Shapes Our Cities Chapter 3: City Producers and City Consumers Chapter 4: City Producers and City Consumers in New York City Chapter 5: Rezoning NYC Chapter 6: Branding NYC Chapter 7: The Rezoning that Almost Killed Coney Island Chapter 8: A Different Brand of Mayor Afterword

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