Tagged: urban renewal

In France, the concept of urban renewal dates legally from the late fifties. At the time, fighting insalubrious urban housing was the priority. Urban renewal referred to the demolition of unsafe and unhygienic neighborhoods in order to build new dwellings and to create an urban fabric adapted to the automobile.

Urban Renewal

Urban Renewal

A FRANCO-AMERICAN DEFINITION In France, the concept of urban renewal dates legally from the late fifties. At the time, fighting insalubrious urban housing was the priority. Urban renewal referred to the demolition of unsafe...