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"Saving" iconic places

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"Saving" iconic places
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Coney Island's wild redevelopment ride
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Rivero
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Juan
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1972-
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Juan Rivero
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Lake
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Robert W
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Robert W Lake
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Advisory Committee
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Rutgers University
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degree grantor
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Graduate School - New Brunswick
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This dissertation examines the origins of a planning controversy over the redevelopment of Coney Island, a world-famous, historic, seaside amusement district in Brooklyn, New York. In 2009, the Bloomberg Administration passed a major rezoning of the neighborhood in an effort to attract development to the area. This measure inspired opposition from individuals who felt that the proposal did not honor the neighborhood's history. My research focuses on the hegemonic rationality that shaped the City's plan and on the competing logics and desires that inspired its opposition. Wide agreement about Coney Island's heritage value and foremost attributes - its diversity, authenticity, and historicity - masked profound disagreement about the proper uses of the district and about the plans for its future. To explore this disconnect, I trace it back to an interplay between divergent sets of images and experiences of the neighborhood, as mediated by its materiality, and then show how these divergences helped shape the planning process. Viewed through this lens, qualities like diversity and authenticity become not points of agreement, but windows for examining sources of contestation. They help us explain why neighborhood physical structures dismissed by the City as obsolete and disposable were regarded by others as useful and historic. In this way, my project points planning practice beyond the question of which places matter and toward questions of how and why they matter. This focus on subjective experience facilitates a deeper understanding of people's relation to places, making possible the formulation of more responsive and equitable plans. It also allows us to envision forms of conflict resolution based not on zero-sum adversarial trade-offs, which invariably favor the powerful, but on a negotiated reconceptualization of a place and of its future.
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Planning and Public Policy
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Rutgers University Electronic Theses and Dissertations
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1 online resource (xii, 441 p. : ill.)
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Ph.D.
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Includes bibliographical references
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Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
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City planning
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by Juan Jorge Rivero Souss
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Graduate School - New Brunswick Electronic Theses and Dissertations
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doi:10.7282/T34M96VN
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Juan
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I hereby grant to the Rutgers University Libraries and to my school the non-exclusive right to archive, reproduce and distribute my thesis or dissertation, in whole or in part, and/or my abstract, in whole or in part, in and from an electronic format, subject to the release date subsequently stipulated in this submittal form and approved by my school. I represent and stipulate that the thesis or dissertation and its abstract are my original work, that they do not infringe or violate any rights of others, and that I make these grants as the sole owner of the rights to my thesis or dissertation and its abstract. I represent that I have obtained written permissions, when necessary, from the owner(s) of each third party copyrighted matter to be included in my thesis or dissertation and will supply copies of such upon request by my school. I acknowledge that RU ETD and my school will not distribute my thesis or dissertation or its abstract if, in their reasonable judgment, they believe all such rights have not been secured. I acknowledge that I retain ownership rights to the copyright of my work. I also retain the right to use all or part of this thesis or dissertation in future works, such as articles or books.
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