Institution:Canadian Centre for Architecture,
Francesca Ammon based her article for the CCA website, “Captioning Milton-Parc,” on her research project for “Architecture and/for Photography.” The article narrates the role played by the work of photographers David Miller and Clara Gutsche, two residents of Milton-Parc in Montreal, in preserving the neighborhood’s community in the face of urban renewal.
Harvard Berlin Portal
Working together with Berlin-based scholars and practitioners, the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative develops projects that focus on: the interdependence of formal and informal planning practices; the relationship between gentrification and historic preservation; nature and agriculture in the city; the urban imprint of cross-border mobility and migration; infrastructure and urban organizational systems; and innovation in the post-industrial and post-socialist city.
Harvard Boston Portal
Through the lens of “Growth and Inequality in a Post-Industrial City,” Harvard work focuses on a central challenge facing Boston (and many other major American cities and metropolitan areas): balancing the pressure and need for continued development with legitimate concerns about how that growth can dramatically reshape poor and even middle-income neighborhoods, including many communities that are home to large numbers of minorities, immigrants, and artists.