CITB02H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter PDF: Forever 21, Bordeaux Wine, Gentrification
Consuming authenticity: from outposts of difference to means of exclusion. Introduction: (sharon zukin: downtown districts from portland, main, to portland, oregon, and circling the globe through. Just as they take pleasure in choosing alternatives to mass market products - "blight," as urban planning officials in the 1950s called dilapidated housing that they wanted to raze, has yielded to hip. In the 1980s, everyone began to call the process of upgrading properties without tearing down buildings gentrification: this process had begun earlier, in the 1950s and 1960s, when the writer jane. Jacobs lived in the west village, where she wrote the classic book the death and life of great american cities that celebrated the intricately crafted relations among neighbors that she called the ballet of the street. Jacobs was also an activist against large-scale urban renewal. She worked with her neighbors to defeat robert moses", and the new.