Taubman College

Course List

Term Fall 2011
Class UP 656
Class Title Central-City Planning and Community Development
Description """Central-City Planning and Community Development"" is designed to help students develop both theoretical and practical strength in understanding how to improve central cities. In addition to reviewing how central cities fit into the modern metropolitan context, we will focus on several approaches to improving central cities, such as comprehensive planning, growth management or containment, support for commercial areas, new urbanism as used in central cities, housing development, neighborhood rehabilitaion strategies, and enhanced transit. The course will also explore the special role of community development corporations and citizen participation in creating improved central cities."
Prereq none
Crosslist none
Required No
Elective Yes
Meets Tu/Th 8:30-10:00am 2108 A&AB
Credits 3
Faculty June Manning Thomas
Syllabus UP656.pdf