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  • The men in the street: notes on the existential meaning of the street and its spatial implications in New trends in urban planning. Studies in housing, urban design and planning.
  • The power of commemorative street names
  • The A. explores the semiotic and political operation of commemorative street names. He sheds light on the procedures of the naming and the renaming of streets. He elaborates on how street names, in addition to their role in the spatial organization
  • and semiotic construction of the city, are also participants in the cultural production of shared past. He uncovers commemorative street names as a powerful mechanism for the legitimation of the sociopolitical order.
  • Change the street
  • Basis for the continued existence of traditional-style commercial streets : a case study of West Broadway in Vancouver
  • British Columbia ; Canada ; Ethnic community ; Retail trade ; Store ; Street ; Urban area ; Urban district ; Vancouver
  • The purpose of this paper is to examine the composition of a traditional-style commercial street in Vancouver's inner area and find the reasons for its continued existence. - (KA)
  • An experimental study on the effects of greenery in the assessments of residential street scenes using scale-models
  • The effect of greenery on residential street scenes, using scale-models. The importance of visual greenery and the difference of the results between the scale-models and the real street scenes. Feasibility of simulation by the scale-models. - (SGA)
  • Ville - Paysage urbain - Développement urbain - Publicité - Commerce de rue - Emergence - Mondialisation commerciale - Afrique - Ghana - Accra - Oxford Street
  • Sur Oxford Street, une des artères les plus vivantes de la capitale ghanéenne.
  • Oxford Street, Accra, Ghana
  • Monuments, power and contested space - the iconography of Sackville Street (O'Connell Street) before Independence (1922)
  • Cultural identity ; Cultural landscape ; Cultural studies ; Dublin ; Historical geography ; Ireland ; Street ; Urban landscape ; Years 1920-29
  • Journeys to the street : the complex migration geographies of Ugandan street children
  • Children ; Decision ; Migration ; Poverty ; Research ; Route ; Street ; Uganda
  • Street networks in relation to landforms : implications for fast-growing cities
  • Esfahan ; Inner city ; Iran ; Khuzestan ; Lorestan ; Relief ; Street ; Suburbs ; Urban network ; Yazd
  • This article shows that landforms have significant effects on the city shape and street patterns of the fast-growing Iranian cities of Dezful (a river) and Khorramabad (mountains and valleys), but no clear effects on the cities of Yazd and Nain
  • . It also demonstrates that the streets in the old inner parts of all the cities are, on average, shorter and denser than the streets of the newer outer parts. It concludes that the rapidly formed outer parts (with greater dispersion in street patterns) have
  • “Protecting” street children? Urban revitalization and regulation in Lima, Peru
  • Children ; Legislation ; Lima ; Peru ; Public policy ; Public space ; Social geography ; Street ; Urban policy ; Urban renewal
  • This article develops a critical analysis of the relationship between urban “revitalization” campaigns and the regulation of street children in Lima, Peru. It first shows show how a language of children’s rights has been manipulated to justify
  • the removal of street children from public space, as is most evident through Peru’s Law to Protect Minors from Situations of Begging. In the second part of this article, it examines the uneven implementation of policy: street children themselves resist
  • Managing Cape Town’s street children/youth : the impact of the 2010 World Cup bid on street life in the city of Cape Town
  • Association ; Cape Town ; Event ; Rehabilitation ; South Africa ; Street ; Urban administration ; Urban area ; Western Cape ; Young people
  • Soccer has often been hailed as a key motivator in rehabilitation and restoration work with young people in difficult circumstances and for overcoming street life. Across much of Africa, the literature identifies many urban places as play spaces
  • Network design of one-way streets with simulated annealing
  • Algorithm ; Model ; Origin-destination ; Simulation ; Street ; Transport cost ; Transport network ; Trip ; Urban traffic ; Urban transport
  • The location patterns of branch shops and qualitative changes in the central shopping street in Sendai, the regional capital city of the Tohoku region, in Japan
  • The purpose of this paper is to analyze the location patterns of the branch shops and qualitative changes in the central shopping street in Sendai city. The author indicated seven important points as the results. - (KA)
  • Distance perception of consumers in shopping streets
  • The empirical study analyses the different variables which might influence the consumer's perception of the length of shopping streets. It can be shown that the accuracy of distance estimations in the CBD does not depend on the individual's level
  • of education, his age and his social class. Instead the perception of distances varies by degree of the consumer's preference for the specific shopping street: distances of preferred ways tend to be underestimated relative to distances of disliked ways
  • Retailing in the city centre: the characters of shopping streets
  • This paper argues for greater attention to be given to the character of shopping streets as a basis for describing the retail structure of the central area. The advantages are that the unit of streets provides a suitable scale level of enquiry
  • The emergence of standardized, idealized, and placeless landscapes in Midwestern main streets postcards
  • The symbolic connection of Main Streets derives from the Midwest in the first half of the 20th century, a time that coincides with the golden age of the picture postcard. A sample of 140 postcards from small towns in Kansas and Nebraska was selected
  • from books, personal collections, and Internet auction sites. There was a disconnect between picture postcard and reality, and an increased importance of connotative signs unifying a homogenous Main Street ideal. Three distinct eras of manipulation
  • Livable streets: protected neighborhoods?
  • Streets have become dangerous, unlivable environments, yet most people live on them. Streets need to be redefined as sanctuaries| as livable places| as communities| as resident territory| as places for play, greenery, and local history
  • Reconnaissance study of socio-economic base of street trading in Samaru
  • Negotiating streets for all in urban transport planning : the case for pedestrians, cyclists and street vendors in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Kenya ; Nairobi ; Pedestrians ; Street ; Urban economy ; Urban life ; Urban planning ; Urban transport
  • Art, public spaces, and private property along the streets of New Orleans
  • Activism ; Art ; Cultural studies ; Louisiana ; New Orleans ; Private property ; Public space ; Street ; United States of America ; Urban area
  • This article investigates how and why a street art controversy that emerged in post-Katrina New Orleans was transformed from a dispute over property transgressions to a broader struggle over the meanings of art amidst the city’s devastated condition
  • . The controversy began when a street art ini-tiative by the New Orleans artist Rex Dingler invoked a backlash of anti-graffiti activism. In re-sponse, local artists began painting on the walls. When the locals were joined by artists from differ-ent cities
  • , the discussion intensified about the merits of street art as well as commentary on and re-flection of a city facing systemic decline and property abandonment. Street artists, anti-graffiti ac-tivists, and property owners negotiated local private property