主题目录

  • 课程介绍( Course Introduction)

    • University:Massachusetts Institute of Technology

      Instructor:Prof. Bernard Frieden   Prof. Robert Fogelson

      Level:Undergraduate

      Course Description

      This seminar focuses on downtowns in U.S. cities from the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. Emphasis will be placed on downtown as an idea, place, and cluster of interests; on the changing character of downtown; and on recent efforts to rebuild it. Subjects to be considered will include subways, skyscrapers, highways, urban renewal, and retail centers. The focus will be on readings, discussions, and individual research projects.

  • 教学大纲(Syllabus)

    • Downtown

      This course is a seminar on downtown in US cities from the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth. It emphasizes downtown not merely as a place, but also as an idea and a cluster of interests. It considers the changing character of downtown, as well as on recent efforts to rebuild it. The course will consider specific elements of downtown history, including subways, skyscrapers, highways, urban renewal, and retail centers. Readings and discussions guide students through these ideas, and students are expected to apply their knowledge to individual research projects related to the scope of the course.

  • 教学讲稿(Lecture Notes)

  • 其他教学资源(Other Resources)