Tag: urban renewal

Urban renewal in Chicago

By Susan Eleuterio. As in many cities, urban renewal has been a mixed blessing in Chicago. On the positive side, one of the city’s main boulevards, State Street,…

The changing face of Abu Dhabi

By Emma Rawlings Smith. With a massively increasing income from petrodollars in the 1960s and 1970s, accommodation for the expatriate workers, associated to the oil industry, were rapidly…

Lisbon Renewal

by Lennie Araujo. Photo credit: LisbonLux Lisbon’s urban form, a matter of rising interest but until recently, of little consensus and certain ambiguity, shows a core which declined…

The Tolerant City in southern Sweden

By Joana Santos. Many cities around Sweden have been the stage for urban renewal processes in the last 10 to 15 years. The well known cases of Malmö’s…