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Friday, April 10 • 10:30am - 11:55am
FR10.30.17 Convention Center Follies and the Study of Urban Politics

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This session will present the central findings of Heywood Sanders' new book, Convention Center Follies, offer a variety of responses and critiques of the case histories of downtown development efforts in Chicago, Atlanta, and St. Louis, and seek to develop a framework for examining and explaining American urban politics in the 21st century.


Marc Levine

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Mark Rose

Florida Atlantic University

Heywood Sanders

University of Texas at San Antonio

Bob Whelan

University of Texas-Dallas


Mark Rose

Florida Atlantic University

Friday April 10, 2015 10:30am - 11:55am
Dupont (lobby level)