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Guide to the University of Chicago, Cityspace: The Past of Urban Renewal and the Future of Community Development Records 2004

© 2007 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Cityspace: The Past of Urban Renewal and the Future of Community Development. Records

Dates:

2004

Size:

2.5 linear feet (2 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

"Cityspace: The Past of Urban Renewal and the Future of Community Development" was a conference hosted by the University of Chicago on April 9 and 10, 2004. The conference was designed to "combine perspective of both scholars and community activists and practitioners to uncover new and exciting ways of tackling the persistent challenges of racial and economic integration, access to knowledge, affordable housing and community revitalization." The collection includes publicity materials, broadsides, schedules, and digital documentation of conference proceedings.

Information on Use

Access

Box 2 contains materials which require audio or video equipment for access. The remainder of the collection is unrestricted and open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Cityspace: The Past of Urban Renewal and the Future of Community Development. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Historical Note

Held on April 9 and 10, 2004 at the University of Chicago, the Citypace: The Past of Urban Renewal and the Future of Community Development Conference was designed to encourage "a conversation about the aims of today's community development projects. The conference was organized under the direction of the University of Chicago Dean of the Humanities Division Danielle Allen included lectures, panel discussions, and workshops. Featured speakers and participants included University of Chicago President Don Randel, alderman Toni Preckwinkle, former alderman Leon Despres, and sociologist Mary Pattillo.

Scope Note

The Cityspace: The Past of Urban Renewal and the Future of Community Development Records include publicity materials, broadsides, and conference proceedings.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

  • Publicity Flyer
  • Press Release
  • Description
  • Schedule
Box 1   Folder 2

Poster

Box 2   Folder 1

Mini-disc 1

Box 2   Folder 2

Mini-disc 2, President Randal's Address

Box 2   Folder 3

Mini-disc 3

Box 2   Folder 4

Mini-disc, Danielle Allen's Address

Box 2   Folder 5

Mini-Cassette, President Randel's Speech

Box 2   Folder 6

Mini-Cassette, President Randel's Q and A, Economics Panel

Box 2   Folder 7

Mini-Cassette, Economics Q and A, Public Spaces Forum

Box 2   Folder 8

Mini-Cassette, Public Spaces, Closing Remarks

Box 2   Folder 9

Mini-Cassette, Unlabelled, April 9, 2004

Box 2   Folder 10

Mini-Cassette Unlabelled, April 9, 2004