Revisiting Urban Renewal in the US: Redevelopment, Rehaniliatation, and Recentralization in the Post-War City
This session revisits the contested terrain of urban renewal in case studies of projects ranging from Manhattan to Milwaukee to Oklahoma and reexamines the complex and contradictory contributions of private developers, state actors, architects, and planners in urban transformation from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Speakers & Abstracts:
- Marine Plaza: Private Sector Urban Renewal in Downtown Milwaukee
Justin Miller is an architectural historian at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
- Think Tanks and Urban Renewal in Oklahoma during the Cold War Era
Selena Bagnara Milan is a Historic Preservation Architect and an Architectural Conservator.
- "America's New Frontier": Master Planning & Sponsoring Urban Renewal
Dr. Marci Clark is an architectural historian with ten years of professional engagement in real estate development at JDS Development Group.
- Gabrielle Esperdy
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