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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 a tremendous transport port is now most sensible identified for relaxation and entertainment.

            to appreciate this panorama Jasper Rubin not just explores the equipped surroundings but in addition the main forces which have been at paintings in its redevelopment. whereas components reminiscent of new transportation expertise and fiscal restructuring were necessary to the method and personality of the waterfront’s transformation, the effect of neighborhood, grassroots efforts via planners, activists, and boosters were both critical.

            the 1st version of A Negotiated Landscape gained the 2012 prize for most sensible e-book in making plans heritage from the foreign making plans background Society. a lot has replaced within the 5 years on the grounds that that version was once released. For this moment variation, Rubin offers a brand new concluding bankruptcy that updates the development of making plans on San Francisco’s waterfront and examines debates over the latest visions for its development.

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