11.914 | Spring 2007 | Graduate

Planning Communication


The readings for the class, including online readings, are presented here.

About the BRA

Charlestown Waterfront Coalition

The Boston Harbor Association

The Friends of Fort Point Channel

Urban Waterfront Manifesto

Adams, James L. Conceptual Blockbusting. New York, NY: Perseus Books, 2001. ISBN: 9780738205373.

Frenchman, Dennis. “Narrative Places and the New Practice of Urban Design.” In Imaging the City. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research, 2001. ISBN: 9780882851709.

Kaner, Sam. Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision-Making. New York, NY: Jossey-Bass, 2007. ISBN: 9780787982669.

Katz, Bruce, and Andy Altman. “An Urban Renaissance in a Suburban Nation.” Ford Foundation, 2005.

Krumholz, Norman. “Equitable Approaches to Local Economic Development.” Policy Studies Journal 27, no. 1 (1999): 83-95.

Logan, John, and Harvey Molotch. Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780520254282.

Mullin, Stephen. “Public-Private Partnerships and State and Local Economic Development: Leveraging Private Investment.” Review of Economic Development, Literature and Practice, no. 16 (2002).

Payne, Geoffrey. “Building Bridges: The Experience of Public-Private Partnerships in Urban Land Development.” Lincoln Land Institute Unpublished Report, 2003.

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