Bootstrap New Urbanism: Design, Race, and Redevelopment in by Joseph A. Rodriguez

By Joseph A. Rodriguez

Joseph A. Rodriguez severely examines the city layout and revitalization projects undertaken by way of either the govt and the folks of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. within the Nineteen Nineties, New Urbanists a urban culture of utilizing city layout to unravel difficulties whereas trying to bring up the city’s nationwide attractiveness and standing. whereas New Urbanism was once no longer the single layout aspect undertaken to additional Milwaukee’s redevelopment, the elite specialise in New Urbanism mirrored an try to type a self-help narrative for the revitalization of town. This process associated New Urbanist layout to the strengthening of grassroots group organizing and volunteerism to resolve city difficulties. Bootstrap New Urbanism: layout, Race, and Redevelopment in Milwaukee uncovers a convention with implications for city background, architectural background, making plans heritage, environmental layout, ethnic reports, and concrete politics.

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