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Conclusion: Lessons from Warren

  • Anirban Adhya
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Abstract

The Warren model illustrates the need for combining specific tactics in the face of high shrinkage, new cultural complexity, lack of investment, and failed formal planning. It is a narrative of (1) maintaining status quo while increasing flexibility in policies (to maintain stability in old shrinking neighborhoods amidst foreclosure problems), (2) fostering cultural initiatives (to support the new suburban demographics), (3) promoting economic diversity based on new technology (to address changing labor market restructuring), and (4) strategic collaborations for shared resources and services (to address problems cutting across municipal boundaries). The questions raised and the findings in Warren allow us to better understand the shrinking process, the institutions working to address the problem, and the role of multiple-scale projects in the metropolitan USA.

Keywords

Warren model Strategic regionalism Everyday urbanism Resilience Local partnerships 

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  • Anirban Adhya
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  1. 1.Architecture and DesignLawrence Technological UniversitySouthfieldUSA

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