Urban Renewal

n. originally U.S. the redevelopment of areas within a town or city, typically involving the clearance of slums or derelict sites; also in extended use.

Baldwin, James. "Urban Renewal... Means Negro Removal." Interview by Kenneth Clark. The Negro and the American Promise, WGBH, June 24, 1963. Video, 1:14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8Abhj17kYU&feature=emb_title.
Gross, Terry. "A 'Forgotten History' Of How The U.S. Government Segregated America". NPR, May 3, 2017. Audio, 35:00. https://www.npr.org/2017/05/03/526655831/a-forgotten-history-of-how-the-u-s-government-segregated-america.
White, Melvin, Rosie Willis, and Chris Krehmeyer. "Fighting Blight in the Gateway City". Interview by Rebecca Sheir. Placemakers, October 31, 2016. Podcast, audio, 31:10. http://www.slate.com/podcasts/placemakers/fighting_blight_in_st_louis_one_mlk_jr_drive_at_a_time.html?utm_source=podcastepisode&utm_medium=subnav&utm_campaign=.

Texts and other related media

Akers, Joshua. Urban Praxis. Updated 2020. https://urbanpraxis.org/
Brenner, Neil. “Open city or the right to the city?,” TOPOS: The International Review of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design 85 (2013): 42-45.  http://www.urbantheorylab.net/publications/open-city-or-the-right-to-the-city/#:~:text=Neil%20Brenner%2C%20%E2%80%9COpen%20city%20or,means%20of%20producing%20urban%20space.
Czerniak, Julia. Formerly Urban: Projecting Rustbelt Futures. New York, NY: Princeton Architectual Press, 2013.
Davis, Ujijji. “The Bottom: The Emergence and Erasure of Black American Urban Landscapes.” The Avery Review 34 (2018). https://www.averyreview.com/issues/34/the-bottom
Davis, Ujijji. “The Bottom: The Emergence and Erasure of Black American Urban Landscapes.” Image. The Avery Review 34 (2018). https://www.averyreview.com/issues/34/the-bottom
Fullilove, Mindy Thompson. “Unceasing Struggle,” in Root Shock: New Village Press, 2016: 165-192.
Gordon, Colin. Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City. Politics and Culture in Modern America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.  http://mappingdecline.lib.uiowa.edu/
Gordon, Colin. “Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the American City.” Image. Mapping Decline. http://mappingdecline.lib.uiowa.edu/
Gordon, Colin. "Patchwork Metropolis: Fragmented Governance and Urban Decline in Greater St. Louis." Saint Louis University Public Law Review 34, no. 1 (2014): 51-70.  https://scholarship.law.slu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1050&context=plr.
Gray, Stephen F. “COVID-19 Puts Structural Racism On Full Display — Will We Finally Do Something to Correct It?” Next City, May 11, 2020. https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/covid-19-puts-structural-racism-on-full-display
Greenspan, Elizabeth. “Nicetown.” Places Journal, June 2019. https://placesjournal.org/article/nicetown-inequality-in-philadelphia/
Hatchette Book Group. “Excerpt - The Broken Heart of America.” Image. HachetteBookGroup, 2019. https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/BasicBooks-Excerpt-The-Broken-Heart-Of-America.pdf
Johnson, Walter. “Prologue: Mapping the Loss,” in The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States. New York: Basic Books, 2020: 1-12.  https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/BasicBooks-Excerpt-The-Broken-Heart-Of-America.pdf
Johnson, Walter. "What Do We Mean When We Say, “Structural Racism”? A Walk down West Florissant Avenue, Ferguson, Missouri." Kalfou(Santa Barbara, Calif.) 3, no. 1 (2016): 36-62.https://scholar.harvard.edu/files/wjohnson/files/ferguson_kalfou_published.pdf
Johnson, Walter. "What Do We Mean When We Say, “Structural Racism”? A Walk down West Florissant Avenue, Ferguson, Missouri." Image. Kalfou, 2016. https://scholar.harvard.edu/files/wjohnson/files/ferguson_kalfou_published.pdf
McCarty, Maggie. "Introduction to Public Housing." Congressional Research Service Report for Congress. Congressional Research Service, January 3, 2014. https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41654.pdf.
Miller, Johnny. “Roads to nowhere: how infrastructure built on American inequality.” The Guardian, February 21, 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/feb/21/roads-nowhere-infrastructure-american-inequality
NYU Press. “Root Shock.” Image. NYU Press, 2016. https://nyupress.org/9781613320198/root-shock/
Plumer, Brad, Nadja Popovich. "How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering." New York Times, Aug. 24, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/08/24/climate/racism-redlining-cities-global-warming.html.