Changing Urban Landscapes
Changing Urban Landscapes 2367.02
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Date Created: 03/27/15
Saturday March 28 y Changing Urban Landscapes The desire for urban authenticity March 2431 By replacing mom amp pop shops and artists with Starbucks and cocktail bars residents say New York is losing its soul After 911 we became preoccupied with shopping and security Gent ificati0n urban renewal that displaces the occupying demographic generally occurs in deteriorated neighborhoods and increases property value Detroit entered a 450 million bond with the founder of Little Caesar s Pizza and Olympia Development Company to construct a new Red Wing s stadium in the middle of downtown with surrounding residential retail and office space The perpetrators of gentrification are investment firms and uppermiddle class families The cultural power of authenticity is an idea that groups impose their own style on public spaces and neighborhoods Reurbanization is an economic division and a cultural barrier AUthentiCitV true to a traditional vision classic definition unique new and creative Zukin s definition Our taste as consumers defines the city and is a key igniter for redevelopment Brooklyn is a classic case of invasion and succession because it didn t get much state funding for redevelopment it wasn t consciously gentrified Hipsters started moving in the historic buildings with low rent instead of Manhattan and replaced the minorities and working class 20 of residents have creative occupations which were picked up by the local then mainstream media Saturday March 28 y Polish bakeries and Iatino bodegas became modern asian cuisine the brooklyn brewery opened and now the city logo is fashionable 170 blocks of WilliamsburgBrooklyn were rezoned and now the rent has tripled so people are moving east Craft breweries are popping up like crazy all over Columbus People use capital investment in retails stores culture and media to shape space Harlem became the capital of black culture during the renaissance of the 203 It became a community of affluent black writers poets and performers who still couldn t escape disadvantaged neighborhoods because of race When the opportunities left it was characterized by decay until there was an investment from the black middle class with government intervention Street vendors were displaced and Bill Clinton opened an office in the area The stores that catered to lower income residents have been kicked out by new trendy businesses
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