Suburbs, Highways and Spatial Inequality

Wenfei Xu
Wenfei Xu
Apr 15, 2018 · Unlisted
Levittown, PA suburban sprawl in 1957— Image courtesy Margaret Bourke-White, Time Inc.

Suburbanization

“Racial segregation now became an official requirement of the federal mortgage insurance program”.

Infrastructure and Urban “Renewal”

The R.L Thornton freeway in Dallas cut through the primarily African American Tenth Street neighborhood — Image courtesy Special Collections, the University of Texas at Arlington.)
Urban “renewal” in Pittsburg — Image courtesy Wikimedia
The “disease” of urban slums — Image courtesy Digital Scholarship Lab

For Whom Cities Grow

Examining the dynamics of urban change and its effects on spatial inequalities.

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Wenfei Xu

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Wenfei Xu

Spatial Data Scientist @CARTO. Using data meaningfully to understand and improve cities. Previously: @MIT and @CivicDataDesign

For Whom Cities Grow

Examining the dynamics of urban change and its effects on spatial inequalities.