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Neighborhoods in the urban economy

the dynamics of decline and revitalization

by National Conference on Neighborhood Commercial Revitalization Washington, D.C. 1976.

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Neighborhood -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Urban renewal -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Urban economics -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Benjamin Goldstein, Ross Davis.
      ContributionsGoldstein, Benjamin., Davis, Ross, 1919-, National Urban Development Services Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT123 .N324 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4534502M
      ISBN 100669014591
      LC Control Number77000166

      economy, and particularly the disappearance of decent employment possibilities from low-income neighborhoods, have removed the bottom rung from the fabled American "ladder of opportunity." For many people in older city neighborhoods, new approaches to rebuilding their lives and communities, new openings toward opportunity, are a vital necessity.


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