New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate

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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

  • Title: New York for Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate
  • Author: Tom Angotti
  • ISBN: 9780262012478
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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

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