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Author Knox, Paul
Title Palimpsests - Biographies of 50 City Districts : International Case Studies of Urban Change
Imprint Basel/Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2012
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Note Intro -- Preface -- Introduction: Cities and Their Districts -- Abandoibarra, Bilbao (Regenerated district) -- Adlershof, Berlin (Science & Technology district) -- Ancoats, Manchester (Industrial suburb) -- Belgravia, London (Elite district) -- Boundary Estate, London (Social housing district) -- Bournville, Birmingham (Garden suburb) -- Bryggen, Bergen (Historic waterfront) -- Cary, Raleigh (Boomburb) -- The City, London (Financial district) -- Dorchester, Boston (Streetcar suburb) -- Eastern Harbour, Amsterdam (Waterfront district) -- Encino, California (Sitcom suburb) -- False Creek, Vancouver (Postindustrial district) -- Fashion District, New York (Garment district) -- Forest Hills Gardens, New York (Garden suburb) -- The Ghetto, Venezia (Ethnic district) -- Grands Boulevards, Paris (Retail district) -- Greenbelt, Maryland (New Town) -- Hollywood, Los Angeles (Media district) -- Hoxton, London (Neobohemia) -- Hufeisensiedlung, Berlin (Social housing district) -- Isle of Dogs, London (Regenerated district) -- Kentlands, Gaithersburg (Neotraditional subdivision) -- The Kuip, Gent (Altstadt district) -- La Défense, Paris (Office district) -- Levittown, New York (Fordist suburb) -- Little Saigon, Los Angeles (Ethnoburb) -- The Loop, Chicago (Central Business District) -- Lower 9th District, New Orleans (Ethnic district) -- Le Marais, Paris (Mixed-use district) -- Mission District, San Francisco (Ethnic/Gay/Gentrified district) -- New Town, Edinburgh (Planned residential district) -- Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia (Historic district) -- Pike Place Market, Seattle (Market district) -- Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin (Gentrified district) -- Quadrilatero della moda, Milano (Semiotic district) -- Riverside, Chicago (Railway suburb) -- Scharnhauser Park, Stuttgart (New Town) -- Schöneberg, Berlin (Gay district) -- Shaw, Washington, D.C. (Ethnic district)
South Beach, Miami (Destination district) -- SouthPark, Charlotte (Affluent suburb) -- Spitalfields, London (Transitional district) -- Temple Bar, Dublin (Cultural quarter) -- Theatreland, London (Entertainment district) -- Trastevere, Roma (Medieval suburb) -- Tysons Corner, Virginia (Edge City district) -- Quartier Vauban, Freiburg im Breisgau (Green district) -- Zähringerstadt, Bern (Altstadt district) -- Zona Tortona, Milano (Design district) -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Knox, Paul Palimpsests - Biographies of 50 City Districts : International Case Studies of Urban Change Basel/Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH,c2012 9783034608091
Subject Sociology, Urban -- Europe.;Sociology, Urban -- North America.;Cities and towns -- Europe.;Cities and towns -- North America.;Urbanization -- Europe.;Urbanization -- North America
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