Location & Time
113 Avery
M 11 AM - 1 PM
Session & Points
Full Semester
3 Points
Call Number
64691
This course surveys urbanism in the U.S. from the colonial era to the present. During these years, industrialization, urbanization, and mass migrations, all fueled by an expanding market economy, transformed the built environment. Students learn about ambitious urban plans, exceptional architects, and iconic buildings, but also about everyday spaces, such as shopping malls, suburbs, and highways. Questions about race, gender, inequality, and militarism as they relate to urban space are explored. Students unpack the meaning of terms such as Modernism, democracy, and American and consider them in a global context, especially the geopolitical relationship between North and South America. They also engage topics in critical preservation, such as ecological conservation and curatorial practices.
Other Semesters & Sections
Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A6769‑1 Fall 2019
Histories of American Cities
Jennifer Gray
209 FAYERWEATHER
M 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
41546
A6769‑1 Fall 2017
Histories of American Cities
Gwendolyn Wright Syllabus History - Urban Or American
200 South Fayerweather
M 11 AM - 1 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
76996
A6769‑1 Fall 2016
HISTORIES OF AMERICAN CITIES
Gwendolyn Wright Syllabus HIST- URBAN OR AMERICAN
114 AVERY HALL
M 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
81946
A6769‑1 Fall 2015
HISTORIES OF AMERICAN CITIES
Gwendolyn Wright
113 AVERY
M 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
81279
A6769‑1 Fall 2014
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CITY
Gwendolyn Wright
114 AVERY
M 11:00A-01:00PAVH AVERY HALL 114
001
3 Points
13530
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