Urban Revitalization: Policies and Programs

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Overview

This collection of case studies focuses on seven US cities and consider revitalization programmes over the past 15-20 years and analyze their successes and failures. The studies were carried out by the National Center for the Revitalization of Central Cities in 1990 under the auspices of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Center commissioned leading scholars to carry out this research and develop programmes and strategies for a national policy for revitalizing central cities.

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Summarizes the findings of a series of case studies carried out under the auspices of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development as a guide to future policy. Examines the successes and failures of efforts during the 1970s and 1980s to revitalize the central districts of Minneapolis, Baltimore, Atlanta, Portland (Oregon), New York, Fort Worth, and New Orleans. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803958692
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/25/1995
  • Pages: 248

Table of Contents

Foreword - Marc H Morial and Arnold R Hirsch
Introduction
Urban Revitalization Strategies for America's Central-Cities Matrix
Regional Growth Management and Central-City Vitality - Arthur C Nelson with Jeffrey H Milgroom
Comparing Development Patterns in Atlanta, Georgia, and Portland, Oregon
Baltimore and the Human Investment Challenge - David Imbroscio et al
New York City's Outer Borough Development Strategy - Edward T Rogowsky et al
Case Studies in Urban Revitalization
The Revitalization of New Orleans - Mickey Lauria, Robert K Whelan and Alma H Young
Central-City Revitalization - Elise M Bright, Richard L Cole and Sherman Wyman
The Fort Worth Experience
Rebuilding Downtown - Alex Schwartz
A Case Study of Minneapolis
Conclusion

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