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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 used to be an enormous delivery port is now most sensible identified for rest and entertainment.

            to appreciate this panorama Jasper Rubin not just explores the equipped atmosphere but additionally the key forces which were at paintings in its redevelopment. whereas components resembling new transportation expertise and monetary restructuring were necessary to the method and personality of the waterfront’s transformation, the effect of neighborhood, grassroots efforts by way of planners, activists, and boosters were both critical.

            the 1st variation of A Negotiated Landscape received the 2012 prize for top ebook in making plans heritage from the overseas making plans heritage Society. a lot has replaced within the 5 years considering that variation was once released. For this moment version, Rubin presents a brand new concluding bankruptcy that updates the development of making plans on San Francisco’s waterfront and examines debates over the most recent visions for its development.

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