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Gowntown : a 197-X plan for Upper Manhattan. Terreform, editor ; Michael Sorkin, project director.

Contributor(s): Sorkin, Michael, 1948- | Terreform (Firm) [editor, , issuing body.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Urban Research ; 1.Publisher: New York : Terreform, Inc., [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Description: 182 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), color charts, color plans ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780996004107 (pbk.); 0996004106 (pbk.).Subject(s): Columbia University -- Buildings | Columbia University -- Planning | City planning -- New York (State) -- New York | Land use -- New York (State) -- New York | Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York | Architecture and society -- New York (State) -- New York | Land use, Urban -- New York (State) -- New York | Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etcDDC classification: 307.76097471 TER
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"Urban Research (UR) is a series of books published by Terreform"--T.p. verso.

Gowntown investigates the impact of Columbia University's massive expansion into Upper Manhattan and proposes strategies of transformative leverage to generate broad community benefit and counter a spreading urbanism of trickle-down and gentrification. Terreform's multi-scalar design is grounded in a planning paradigm focused on carefully crafted-as well as spontaneous-institutional, social, and environmental connections, inspired by the public possibilities of one of the world's great concentrations of educational, medical, cultural, and community assets. Gowntown is addressed to all the people living, working, and studying uptown, presenting a collection of ideas that radically bridge the familiar-and too often hostile-divide between gown and town.

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