By Jasper Rubin

ISBN-10: 0822964171

ISBN-13: 9780822964179

A Negotiated Landscape examines the transformation of San Francisco’s iconic waterfront from the eve of its decline in 1950 to the flip of the millennium. What used to be an important transport port is now most sensible recognized for rest and entertainment.

            to appreciate this panorama Jasper Rubin not just explores the equipped setting but additionally the most important forces which have been at paintings in its redevelopment. whereas elements similar to new transportation expertise and monetary restructuring were necessary to the method and personality of the waterfront’s transformation, the effect of neighborhood, grassroots efforts via planners, activists, and boosters were both critical.

            the 1st version of A Negotiated Landscape gained the 2012 prize for top booklet in making plans heritage from the overseas making plans heritage Society. a lot has replaced within the 5 years in view that that variation was once released. For this moment variation, Rubin presents a brand new concluding bankruptcy that updates the growth of making plans on San Francisco’s waterfront and examines debates over the most recent visions for its development.

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