Academic Papers on Urban Studies

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Fort Worth Business

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page overview of business development in Fort Worth. Presents a largely positive view but introduces the question as to whether this development can be expected to pay for itself. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page overview of the dynamics of the central business district in Midwestern city's. Describes the traditional importance and the decline these districts have experienced in recent years. Describes in specific details the decline and rejuvenation experienced in Paducah, Kentucky. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page report is written in a style that demonstrates a human interest and neighborhood business type of reporting. It profiles a small business owner Andrzej Borkowska and his used car company -- “Honesty Used Cars.” No bibliography.

A 5 page overview of history of the public space function of the city street and the evolution of that function over time. The writer concludes that this function, even with planned efforts to make it so, will never be as important as it had been in early American history. Bibliography lists 3 ...

7 pages. This paper gives an interesting look at the city of Dallas, Texas. Includes the history, some of the famous events that have happened there, the current economy and highlights the most remarkable places to go. Dallas isn't just another spot on the map. As this paper shows, it has ...

This is a 5 page paper discussing the impact of adult entertainment businesses on communities. Several cities and regions across the United States have used the argument that adult entertainment within a community has a negative impact on that community and its residents and have used this argument to implement ordinances which take into account ...

This 4 page paper looks at the necessity for bilingual training in businesses, particularly in New York. Concepts may be applied to any locale but New York is the focus on this paper. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 11 page paper examines the role of local business and voluntary sector in regeneration commenting on their role as investors, as consultants and as business people sitting on the boards of various government and no-governmental organisations. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

A 15 page paper assessing factors that tourism promoters in Philadelphia should consider in attempting to increase business-related tourism in that city. The paper discusses the economic benefits of tourism and the need for the local community to be involved in the effort, and presents Las Vegas and Hickory, North Carolina as examples of ...

This 5 page essay discusses John Reddie Short's 1996 book that is also sub-titled An Introduction to Cities, Culture, and Power. Issues examined include the economic evolution of cities, elements that define contemporary urban economies, and the role urban economies play in the larger global economy. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page research paper that answer three questions on urban policy making. Questions concern rural immigration into cities; the dynamics of coping with the global marketplace; and controlling the power of large corporations.

6 pages in length. Using the specific examples of Beirut and Cairo, the writer of this paper explores how cities lose their aesthetic value over time. Analytical comments are made regarding how urban areas that were once known for their statutes, monuments and ancient civilizations can not be held in the same light anymore ...

A 10 page overview of the ancient history of Jerusalem with emphasis on two of its many periods of seige, the Babylonian siege in 587 B.C. and the Roman siege in 70 A.D. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 5 page paper which compares New York City today with ancient Athens in relationship to problems and values. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 5 page report discusses the history and fate of one of the great buildings in the Detroit, Michigan, skyline. J.L. Hudsons's Department Store was considered by many to be a unique American institution that changed the way people viewed downtown and shopping. The building was vacated in 1983 and demolished in 1998. Bibliography lists ...

An 8 page summation and analysis of Lawrence W. Kennedy's book on the history of urban planning as it pertains to Boston, Mass. Kennedy traces the history of urban planning in Boston from its founding in 1630 to the present day. In so doing, he demonstrates how city planning is tied intrinsically to the political ...

A 12 page research paper on the history and characteristics of New York's Fifth Avenue. The writer describes the changing structure, architecture, the spectacular parades, and the stores of the famed avenue. Bibliography lists 5 sources. (Begins Before the Twentieth Century).

9 pages in length. Perhaps the most popular "whodunit" of American history, the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 spawned a generation of tough citizens who weren't willing to give up their city, even in the face of disaster. Finally, we learn that it wasn't necessarily Mrs. O'Leary's cow who set the blaze.

Jerusalem

  • 14 page paper

This 14 page report examines Jerusalem and the struggles, historical and current, the city has faced. It gives a brief overview of the city's history, as well as the conflicts inherent in a city considered holy by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Bibliography included.

Washington, D.C. 2006

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper investigates the possible future of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, our nation's capital. The writer provides a brief history of Washington and the District, the cultural amenities and then provides data regarding population, unemployment, and crime then makes forecasts using trend extrapolation analysis regarding the population and ...

A 5 page paper that considers the urban landscape of the Golden Gate Park and its impact in terms its geographical study. This paper also includes a brief history of the development of the Golden Gate Park. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 7 page research paper which examines the city of Hartford, CT as to its religious groups, institutions, school system and other aspects of its society. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 5 page examination of the disaster of 1906 in light of modern fire codes, dealing with whether devastation and loss of life could have been lessened with the use of those codes. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 5 page paper delves into New York City history, with a focus on immigration. The effects of technology on the urbanization of New York, as well as other parts of social and economic life in the city, are explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 6 page paper highlights the monuments in Washington and contemplates why visiting the district is a moving and interesting experience. The history of some of the monuments are discussed as well as their meanings. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

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