Urban Neighborhood Revitalization and Heritage Conservation

Author: Ugochukwu, Chukwunyere C.
Year:2006
Pages:256
ISBN:0-7734-5663-5
978-0-7734-5663-1
Price:199.95
This study, based on case study methodologies, examines various urban design measures of African American culture/heritage as reflected in the built environments of three historic inner-city African American neighborhoods: Bronzeville (Chicago), Five Points (Denver), and Farish Street Historic District (Jackson, Mississippi).

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“ ... what emerged from this research is a path-breaking study with wide applicability and replicability ... demonstrates that African-American communities indeed use the land and buildings they occupy in uniquely African-American ways ...” – Professor Joyce Levine, Florida Atlantic University

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements
I. Introduction and Rationale
II. Review of the Literature on Culture/Heritage Conservation Planning
III. Study Areas
IV. Research Design and Methodology
V. Presentation of Findings: Farish Street
VI. Presentation of Findings: Bronzeville Historic District
VII. Presentation of Findings: Historic Five Points District
VIII. Interpretation of Findings
IX. Conclusions
Appendices
Bibliography
Index