• West End Planning Permission
    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...
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  • ppd 227 study guide
    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...
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  • City Of Art
    CREATING A “CITY OF ART”: EVALUATING SINGAPORE’S VISION OF BECOMING A RENAISSANCE CITY by 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...
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  • Energy Today
    THE NEW URBAN SOCIOLOGY THE NEW URBAN SOCIOLOGY Mark Gottdiener University at Buffalo Fourth Edition Ray Hutchison University of Wisconsin–Green Bay A Member of the Perseus Books Group Copyright © 2011 by Westview Press Published by Westview Press, A Member of the Perseus Books...
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  • Air Pollution! Your Car Is to Blame
    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...
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  • Revision for American Culture and Society
    nguyennhung912@gmail.com Hewlett-Packard 12/13/2009 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...
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  • essay
    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...
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  • Urban Poor
    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,...
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  • Envio Facts 2001, Girardet 1996
    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...
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  • Responsible Redevlopment
    2011 Abstract The California Community Redevelopment Act of 1945 enables the establishment of redevelopment agencies (RDAs) to attack urban blight, and has since then provided for the tax increment financing that the RDAs are allocated with the increased property tax revenues from the project...
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  • water pollution
    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 –...
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  • Garden Cities
    ------------------------------------------------- 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...
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  • Eminent Domain
    | 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...
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  • Dr (Mrs)
    ECONOMOIC STRUCTURE OF A DEVELOPING COUNTRY LIKE NIGERIA INTRODUCTION 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 developing countries where rapid urban growth has been accompanied...
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  • Arundhati
    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...
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  • Graffiti
    Graffiti threatens the quality of life in a community. Lieutenant Grant serves with the Rapid City, South Dakota, Police Department. __________________ Not long...
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  • Homelessness Research Paper
    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...
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  • Gentrifying Livermore
    15 August 2008 Livermore Quest for Urban Renewal Abstract 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...
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  • Urbanization
    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...
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    environment habitable. The problems that affect readilyhousing delivery in Nigeria are enormous and very complex. These problems in most of our urban cities in Nigeria encompasses the availabilityof housing units both in quality and the number available which in turn hasresulted into congested homes...
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