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Urban Studies: Web Links

A guide to resources for Urban Studies

Research Centers

Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. 'An all-University applied research and technology center at the University of Minnesota that connects faculty and students with community organizations and public institutions working on significant public policy issues in Minnesota.'

Center for Urban Policy Research. 'A component of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, nationally and internationally recognized for its research on affordable housing, land use policy, environmental impact analysis, state planning, public finance, land development practice, historic preservation, infrastructure assessment, development impact analysis, the costs of sprawl, transportation information systems, environmental impacts, and community economic development. It has developed a wide array of fiscal, environmental, transportation, and quality of life impact models that have been used in major public policy evaluations throughout the United States.'

Center for Urban Research

Center for Urban Studies

Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change

Comparative Urban Studies Project

Great Cities Institute

Joint Center for Poverty Research

Lewis Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research

Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

Project for Public Spaces: PPS

Society for American City and Regional Planning History

Taub Urban Research Center

Urban History Association

Urban Institute

Urban Land Institute

Subject Specialist

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Gregory McKinney
Paley Library
Room: 221
1210 W. Polett Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-4581
Fax: 215-204-5201