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The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

Michael H. Carriere and David Schalliol

Abstract

The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America offers the definitive history of “placemaking,” a concept that has become central to the perceived vitality of the twenty-first century city. From William H. Whyte in the 1950s to Richard Florida in the twenty-first century, The City Creative highlights the roles of such prominent individuals and organizations as Jane Jacobs, Robert Putnam, Project for Public Spaces, and the National Endowment for the Arts in the evolution of urban placemaking. What this history ultimately illustrates is that one cannot understand the evo ... More

Keywords: creative placemaking, urban planning, American history, social movements, architecture, public art, urban agriculture, visual sociology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780226727226
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226727363.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael H. Carriere, author
Milwaukee School of Engineering

David Schalliol, author
St. Olaf College