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Author Etienne, Harley F

Title Planning Atlanta
Edition 1st ed
Published Chicago : Routledge, 2017
©2014
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Contents Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: Terminus to the International City -- 1. Learning from Atlanta -- 2. Changing Demographics and Unprecedented Growth -- 3. The Historic District Development Corporation and the Challenge of Urban Revitalization -- 4. Practitioner Perspective | Creating Urban Reinvention: Downtown Atlanta -- 5. Crazy Like The Fox: Atlanta's Preservation Schizophrenia -- 6. Practitioner Perspective | Public-Private Partnerships: Atlanta Style -- 7. Building Public Transit in Atlanta: From Streetcars to MARTA -- Part 2: Diversity and Development -- 8. The Genesis of Citizen Participation in Atlanta -- 9. Freedom Park: A Modern Day Battle -- 10. Race and Class in Atlanta-Style Development: Promoting Inclusion and Justice -- 11. Public Housing Demolition and Neighborhood Revitalization -- 12. The Evolution of the Business Leaders Who Built Modern Atlanta -- 13. Neighborhood Quality of Life and Health in Atlanta -- Part 3: Travel, Traffic, and Transit Define a Region -- 14. Regional Growth, Transportation, and Congestion: The Atlanta Problem -- 15. From Transit as a Social Service to Transit as Congestion Relief: The Failure of Transit Planning in Atlanta -- 16. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport: A City of Its Own -- 17. Modern Streetcars Return to Atlanta -- 18. Atlanta's BeltLine: The Emerald Necklace Shaping the City's Future -- Part 4: Boom and Bust -- 19. The Legacy of the Centennial Olympic Games -- 20. Rethinking Atlanta's Regional Resilience in an Age of Uncertainty: Still the Economic Engine of the South? -- 21. Practitioner Perspective | Economic Development: From Porsche to Tyler Perry -- 22. After the Crash: Foreclosures, Neighborhood Stability, and Change -- 23. Building Atlanta's Land Bank -- Part 5: Innovation and Challenges Shape the Future
24. Maelstrom: Contextualizing the Failed Privatization of Atlanta's Water Supply System -- 25. Practitioner Perspective | Atlantic Station: Location, Location, Location -- 26. Planning for the Forest and the Trees: The City in a Forest -- 27. Practitioner Perspective | The Buckhead Community Improvement District -- 28. Atlanta's Role in the State of Georgia -- Epilogue -- Endnotes -- References -- Contributors -- Credits -- Index
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources
Subject City planning-Georgia-Atlanta-History
City planning-Social aspects-Georgia-Atlanta-History
Form Electronic book
Author Faga, Barbara.
ISBN 1351178385
9781351178389