UT BGSU Research Poster 2014.jpgFirst Annual College of Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering (COTAAE) Research Seminar (2014)
Toledo, Ohio, once a thriving manufacturing center, is emblematic of cities in the U.S. industrial Midwest that are reeling from the effects of precipitous economic decline. In Toledo’s case, the city’s population has dropped from a peak of 385,000 in 1980 to under 300,000. Against this backdrop, we are using Toledo as a case study, and by documenting a critical architectural and urban planning history of the city, we argue that the traditional model that linked architecture and capital no longer holds. In doing so, we are shedding light on the complexity of the challenges and responses City of Toledo, specifically developing sustainable alternatives for the city.
- City of Toledo,
- Shrinking City,
Publication DateSpring April 22, 2014
LocationBowling Green State University Bowling Green, Ohio
Citation InformationAndreas Luescher. "UT BGSU Research Poster 2014.jpg" First Annual College of Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering (COTAAE) Research Seminar (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/andreas_luescher/17/