The University as Urban Developer

The University as Urban Developer : Case Studies and Analysis

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Integrating topics in urban development, real estate, higher education administration, urban design, and campus landscape architecture, this is the first book to explore the role of the university as developer. Accessible and clearly written, and including contributions from authorities in a wide range of related areas, it offers a rich array of case studies and analyses that clarify the important roles that universities play in the growth and development of cities. The cases describe a host of university practices, community responses, and policy initiatives surrounding university real estate development. Through a careful blending of academic analysis and practical, hands-on administrative and political information, the book charts new ground in the study of the university and the city.
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  • Hardback | 344 pages
  • 157.5 x 228.6 x 27.9mm | 612.36g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • New
  • figures, tables, maps, bibliographic references, index
  • 076561541X
  • 9780765615411

Table of contents

List of Tables, Figures, and Maps; Foreword, Rosalind Greenstein; Preface; Part 1. Introduction; 1. From Campus to City: The University as Developer, David C. Perry and Wim Wiewel; Part 2. The Campus and the City: Neighborhood, Downtown, and Citywide Development; Section 1. The Campus and Its Neighborhood; 2. The University of Pittsburgh and the Oakland Neighborhood: From Conflict to Cooperation, or How the 800-Pound Gorilla Learned to Sit with - and not on - Its Neighbors, Sabina Deitrick and Tracy Soska; 3. Columbia University's Heights: An Ivory Tower and Its Communities, Peter Marcuse and Cuz Potter; 4. The University of Chicago and Its Neighbors: A Case Study in Community Development, Henry S. Webber Section 2. The University and the Central City; 5. The Urban University as a Vehicle for Inner-City Renewal: The University of Washington, Tacoma, Brian Coffey and Yonn Dierwechter; 6. Auraria Higher Education Center and Denver Inner-City Development, Robert Kronewitter; 7. The Political Strategies Behind University-Based Development: Two Philadelphia Cases, Elizabeth Strom Section 3. The University as a Collaborator in Urban Development; 8. The University as an Engine for Downtown Renewal in Atlanta, Lawrence R. Kelley and Carl V. Patton; 9. University Involvement in Downtown Revitalization: Managing Political and Financial Risks, Scott Cummings, Mark Rosentraub, Mary Domahidy, and Sarah Coffin; 10. Ryerson University and Toronto's Dundas Square Metropolis Project, David Amborski; Part 3. University Development Practices: Acquisition, Finance, Development, and the Deal; 11. An Overview of University Real Estate Investment Practices, Ziona Austrian and Jill S. Norton; 12. Leasing for Profit and Control: The Case of Victoria University at the University of Toronto, Larry R. Kurtz; 13. The Little Fish Swallows the Big Fish: Financing the DePaul Center in Chicago, Kenneth McHugh; 14. No Such Thing as Vacant Land: Northeastern University and Davenport Commons, Allegra Calder, Gabriel Grant, and Holly Hart Muson; 15. Campus Partners and The Ohio State University: A Case Study in Enlightened Self-Interest, David Dixon and Peter J. Roche; Part 4. Lessons Learned; 16. Private Choices and Public Obligations: The Ethics of University Real Estate Development, Rachel Weber, Nik Theodore, and Charles Hoch; 17. Ivory Towers No More: Academic Bricks and Sticks, Wim Wiewel and David C. Perry; About the Editors and Contributors; About the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; Index.
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