New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate

Tom Angotti

You are here: Home - Uncategorized - New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate


New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate

New York for Sale Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate Remarkably grassroots based community planning flourishes in New York City the self proclaimed real estate capital of the world with at least seventy community plans for different neighborhoods throu

Remarkably, grassroots based community planning flourishes in New York City the self proclaimed real estate capital of the world with at least seventy community plans for different neighborhoods throughout the city Most of these were developed during fierce struggles against gentrification, displacement, and environmental hazards, and most got little or no support froRemarkably, grassroots based community planning flourishes in New York City the self proclaimed real estate capital of the world with at least seventy community plans for different neighborhoods throughout the city Most of these were developed during fierce struggles against gentrification, displacement, and environmental hazards, and most got little or no support from government In fact, community based plans in New York far outnumber the land use plans produced by government agencies In New York for Sale, Tom Angotti tells some of the stories of community planning in New York City how activists moved beyond simple protests and began to formulate community plans to protect neighborhoods against urban renewal, real estate mega projects, gentrification, and environmental hazards Angotti, both observer of and longtime participant in New York community planning, focuses on the close relationships among community planning, political strategy, and control over land After describing the political economy of New York City real estate, its close ties to global financial capital, and the roots of community planning in social movements and community organizing, Angotti turns to specifics He tells of two pioneering plans forged in reaction to urban renewal plans including the first community plan in the city, the 1961 Cooper Square Alternate Plan a response to a Robert Moses urban renewal scheme struggles for environmental justice, including battles over incinerators, sludge, and garbage plans officially adopted by the city and plans dominated by powerful real estate interests Finally, Angotti proposes strategies for progressive, inclusive community planning not only for New York City but for anywhere that neighborhoods want to protect themselves and their land New York for Sale teaches the empowering lesson that community plans can challenge market driven development even in global cities with powerful real estate industries

New York Region News, Headlines and Video Wall Separated Migrant Children in New York Shelters, Gov Cuomo Says More than children who were separated from their parents at the U.S Mexico border are being New York Jets NFL ESPN Get the latest New York Jets news, scores, stats, standings, rumors, and from ESPN. New York City sues Shell, ExxonMobil and other oil The New York City government is suing the world s five largest publicly traded oil companies, seeking to hold them responsible for present and future Overheard in New York Obese Midwestern tourist So are we gonna go get that falafel thing Other Midwestern tourist Well, if we re gonna go to Hooters we don t need to get the falafel thing. Visit New York Visitors Guide New York Visitors Network is a guide for tourism, travel, campgrounds, lodging, attractions and , organized by topic, region, towns, counties and geography in NEW Synecdoche, New York A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play. Food The New York Times Find food wine news and reviews on restaurants, recipes, cooking, desserts, chefs, fine dining, cuisine, New York restaurants, four star restaurants . The Most Expensive Mile of Subway The New York Times How excessive staffing, little competition, generous contracts and archaic rules dramatically inflate capital costs for transit in New York. Craig Mack, New York rapper on Diddy s Bad Boy label, Craig Mack, the Long Island rapper who found fame on Sean Diddy Combs Bad Boy Records in the mid s, has died at New York Summer Streets nyc Summer Streets is an annual celebration of New York City s most valuable public space its streets Every year, Summer Streets opens up nearly seven miles of New

  • Unlimited [Graphic Novels Book] ☆ New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate - by Tom Angotti Ç
    Tom Angotti
  • thumbnail Title: Unlimited [Graphic Novels Book] ☆ New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate - by Tom Angotti Ç
    Posted by:Tom Angotti
    Published :2018-03-09T04:34:47+00:00

One thought on “New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *