A Negotiated Landscape: The Transformation of San by Jasper Rubin

By Jasper Rubin

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 was an immense delivery port is now top recognized for relaxation and entertainment.

            to appreciate this panorama Jasper Rubin not just explores the outfitted atmosphere but in addition the key forces which have been at paintings in its redevelopment. whereas elements similar to new transportation expertise and financial restructuring were necessary to the method and personality of the waterfront’s transformation, the influence of neighborhood, grassroots efforts through planners, activists, and boosters were both critical.

            the 1st variation of A Negotiated Landscape received the 2012 prize for top booklet in making plans heritage from the foreign making plans historical past Society. a lot has replaced within the 5 years due to the fact 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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