Tag Archives: Cultural preservation

Karen Abrams on the Problem with Placemaking

Karen Abrams (LF ’17) finds the concept of placemaking has a disturbing resonance with the worst excesses of colonialism: an erasure of the presence and culture of the indigenous population. She contemplates recent developments in Harlem and makes her argument … read more

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Donna Graves–Preserving the Past to Strengthen the Future

If you subscribe to the Journal of the American Planning Association you’ll be able to read “Tangible Benefits from Intangible Resources: Using Social and Cultural History to Plan Neighborhood Futures,” a study written by Donna Graves (LF ’10) and James … read more

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