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Author Herscher, Andrew, 1961- author.

Title The unreal estate guide to Detroit / Andrew Herscher.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2012.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM INTERNET resource    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 online resource (307 pages) : illustrations
Series Book collections on Project MUSE.
Books at JSTOR Open Access
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Unreal Estate: An Introduction -- Unprofessional Practices -- Ruin Harvest -- Detroit Demolition Disneyland -- FireBreak -- Salvaged Landscape -- Food Infill -- Earthworks Urban Farm -- D-Town Farm -- Georgia Street Community Garden -- Brightmoor Farmway -- Peaches and Greens -- Field of Our Dreams -- Municipal Therapy -- Motor City Blight Busters -- Greening of Detroit -- Hope District -- Navin Field Grounds Crew -- Detroit Mower Gang -- Furtive Inhabitation -- Detroit Blues -- Hookie Monsters -- Urban Yoga Lab -- Seed Detroit -- Unwarranted Techniques -- Feral Research -- Detroit Geographical Expedition -- Pink Pony Express -- Waste Curation -- Tree of Heaven Woodshop -- Architectural Salvage Warehouse -- Friends of Gorgeous Berries -- Public Secrecy -- Hygienic Dress League -- Secret Pizza Party -- Trtl -- Radical Hospitality -- Boggs Center -- Catherine Ferguson Academy -- Block Clubbing -- Unsanctioned Collectives -- Temporary Communities -- Dally in the Alley -- Theatre Bizarre -- Detroit Guerrilla Queer Bar -- John's Carpet House -- Tashmoo Biergarten -- Do-It-Yourself-Then-Together -- UFO Factory -- Yes Farm -- Micropolitanism -- Farnsworth Street -- Fourth Street -- Trumbullplex -- Urban Toeholds -- Center for Creative eXchange -- Filter Detroit -- Ego Circus -- Unsolicited Constructions -- Accidental Architecture -- Michigan Building Parking Garage -- Peacemakers International -- Blotting -- Extreme Housework -- Detroit Industrial Gallery -- Full Scale Design Lab -- Power House -- Scavenged Space -- Alley Culture -- Grafikjam Alleys -- The Lot -- Submerge -- Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit -- Patrimony of the Unlost -- Hamtramck Disneyland -- Car Wash Café -- African Bead Museum -- Heidelberg Project.
Summary The Detroit Unreal Estate Agency was founded in 2008 as an open-access platform for research on urban crisis, using Detroit as a focal point. Against the apprehension of Detroit as a problem that needs to be solved, the Agency has regarded Detroit as a site where new ways of imagining, inhabiting and constructing the contemporary city are being invented, tested and advanced.--P. 2.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject City planning -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Urban policy -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Real estate business -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Detroit (Mich.) -- Social policy.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780472029174 (electronic bk.)
0472029177 (electronic bk.)
1283837196
9781283837194
9780472900282 (electronic bk.)
0472900285 (electronic bk.)
9780472035212 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0472035215