Kingston, Jamaica

Mapping Urbanization and Social Change

Waterfront Development

A number of development projects were planned for downtown areas and the shoreline. (see Figure 1). The Foreshore Development Organization constructed Newport West, which lay next to Marcus Garvey Drive. … Continue reading

August 18, 2012

Government Sponsored Housing Schemes Between 1950-1960

Figure 1: Kingston in 1907 from Stark’s Jamaica Guide (Illustrated). With the election of the political party People’s National Party leader Alexander Bustamante, the democratic system ensured social and economic … Continue reading

August 18, 2012