Oxford Street to the west of Oxford Circus alone has just under 3.3 million square feet of retail floorspace, comparable to the entire regenerated city regions of both Birmingham and Manchester( Ibid; Bond Street has 592,000 sq ft of comparison retail floorspace, Covent Garden 607,000, Oxford Street...
PPD 227 Final Study Guide
· Urban Renewal (1949-1973)
The Housing Act of 1949 immediately ushered in the practice of "urban renewal," a government effort to reform and rejuvenate aging and decaying cities. This goal was primarily accomplished through the demolition of buildings, clearance of "slums...
CREATING A “CITY OF ART”: EVALUATING SINGAPORE’S
VISION OF BECOMING A RENAISSANCE CITY
LEE, Wai Kin
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) Geography
National University of Singapore, 2000
Submitted to the Department of Urban Studies and Planning
in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree...
Air Pollution! Your Car is to Blame.
America is an Automobile Society! Buses, trucks, vans, SUV’s, cars and motorcycles are what move Americans in and around US cities. Just as the southern US was historically a Slave Society, every aspect of our daily lives are dependent upon or made possible by...
Revision for “American Culture and Society”
1. The U.S cultural diversity.
What brought about the cultural diversity in the US?
"America is God's Crucible, the great Melting-Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and reforming...
than $2.50 a day.
At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day.Source 1
More than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where income differentials are widening.Source 2
The poorest 40 percent of the world’s population accounts for 5 percent of global income. The...
The growing use of the term the “urban poor” indicates a shift in our understanding of the word “urban”. Traditionally, it can be said that this word is associated with ideas of modern metropolises, technological advances, and consequently, financial (sufficiency/abundance/ smth like that). However,...
The negative effects of urbanisation outweigh the positive. To what extent do you agree with this statement?
About urbanisation, maybe different academic circles have different perceive, they depends their specialized characteristics to definition. But in general condition, urbanisation likely the...
The California Community Redevelopment Act of 1945 enables the establishment of redevelopment agencies (RDAs) to attack urbanblight, and has since then provided for the tax increment financing that the RDAs are allocated with the increased property tax revenues from the project...
Relatively easy to ﬁnd and control
– non-point: distributed, often cumulative eﬀects of runoﬀ
from cities or farms. Harder to isolate and control.
• Reduction of pollution [Fig. 11.9, Keller, 2000]
– many initiatives, partly embodied in the Clean Water Act,
have reduced point sources of pollution
Garden city movement
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ebenezer Howard's 3 magnets diagram which addressed the question 'Where will the people go?', the choices being 'Town', 'Country' or 'Town-Country'
The garden city movement is a method of urban planning that was initiated...
Eminent Domain, as essential tool in the development of the Unites States, has been in existence longer than America has been a country. Originally created in 1625 by the Dutch jurist Hugo Grotius, Eminent Domain was created to help appropriate lands seized by governments (Jones, 2000...
ECONOMOIC STRUCTURE OF A DEVELOPINGCOUNTRY LIKE NIGERIA
The process of urbanization could be described as one of the major global environmental changes directly affecting human health today. Populations particularly affected are in developingcountries where rapid urban growth has been accompanied...
FAO, working with countries to tackle climate change through sustainable forest management
Managing forests for climate change
FOREST MANAGEMENT: A KEY INGREDIENT IN THE CLIMATE CHANGE TOOLBOX
Forests, when sustainably managed, can have a central role in climate change mitigation and adaptation...
Downtown? Have you noticed them walking around City College looking for a nice patch of grass to lie down and doze off for a few hours? Have you seen them in clusters in front of Petco Park as if to cheer on the greatest major baseball team in the country? They are all part of a population of homeless...
15 August 2008
Quest for Urban Renewal
In the scope of our investigation of Livermore, we focused on a theme of gentrification on urban renewal and revitalization projects particularly in the downtown area. In our written report, we tell the story of Livermore’s development...
people become permanently concentrated in relatively small areas, forming cities. Internal rural to urban migration means that people move from rural areas to urban areas. In this process the number of people living in cities increases compared with the number of people living in rural areas. Natural...
environment habitable. The problems that affect readilyhousing delivery in Nigeria are enormous and very complex. These problems in most of our urbancities in Nigeria encompasses the availabilityof housing units both in quality and the number available which in turn hasresulted into congested homes...