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 delivery port is now top identified for rest and entertainment.

            to appreciate this panorama Jasper Rubin not just explores the outfitted surroundings but additionally the most important forces which were at paintings in its redevelopment. whereas components comparable to new transportation know-how and financial restructuring were necessary to the method and personality of the waterfront’s transformation, the influence of neighborhood, grassroots efforts via planners, activists, and boosters were both critical.

            the 1st version of A Negotiated Landscape received the 2012 prize for most sensible ebook in making plans background from the overseas making plans heritage Society. a lot has replaced within the 5 years considering that that variation used to be released. For this moment variation, Rubin offers 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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