Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Constructing the Dynamo of DixieRace, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781469637273

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.northcarolina.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of North Carolina Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in NCSO for personal use.date: 15 October 2019

Public Space, Cultural Development, and Reconciliation Politics in the Renaissance City

Public Space, Cultural Development, and Reconciliation Politics in the Renaissance City

(p.127) Chapter Seven Public Space, Cultural Development, and Reconciliation Politics in the Renaissance City
Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

University of North Carolina Press

Chapter 7 extends this conversation by examining the politics of racial recognition and reconciliation happening vis-à-vis public space, art, and cultural tourism planning within the revitalized urban core today. The Tennessee Riverfront and areas immediately surrounding Ross’s Landing are sites of multiracial diasporic placemaking—spaces where different people have worked with and against one another to carve out communities of security and belonging. While these diasporic placemaking efforts have occasionally produced new collaborations and deeper affinities, they also ignite conflict and contestation over physical space and cultural place in the city. To this end, the work explores planning and placemaking elements of the Tennessee riverfront’s revival to show how community leaders have used urban planning and placemaking to acknowledge and, arguably, reconcile, with the city’s exploitative colonial past.

Keywords:   Waterfront planning, Public space planning, Public art, Placemaking, Native American art, Colonialism, Reconciliation politics, Public participation

North Carolina Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .