Item Details

A Nice Place to Visit: Tourism and Urban Revitalization in the Postwar Rustbelt

Aaron Cowan
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2016.
Language
English
Series
Urban Life, Landscape, and Policy
ISBN
9781439913451, 1439913455, 9781439913468, 1439913463, 9781439913475
Contents
  • Urban Decline and the Search for Solutions in Baltimore, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis after 1945
  • Part I: Heads in Beds and a Box with Docks : Conventions and the Restructuring of the Central City, 1945-1975
  • From Social Center to Convention Center : The Changing Function of Downtown Hotels in Postwar Cincinnati
  • "Fear and Greed" : Race, the St. Louis Convention Center, and the Decline of Liberalism in the Postwar City
  • Part II: Cities Are Fun! : Tourism, Image making, and the "Livable City", 1970-1990
  • City of Champions : Three Rivers Stadium and the Shaping of Pittsburgh's Postwar Image
  • The Accidental Tourist Trap : Image Making and the "Livable City" in Balitmore's Inner Harbor.
Description
xii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-215) and index.
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