This book examines both successful and unsuccessful efforts at revitalizing low-income neighborhoods and features case studies on a wide range of American cities.
About the Author
Elise Bright is Associate Professor in the School of Urban & Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Arlington.
Table of Contents1.Introduction
2. Beyond the Grassroots: Lessons from Neighborhood Revitalization Efforts in Seattle
3. Regional Finance: The Key to Successful Revitalization in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
4. The Best of Intentions: Successful and Failed Revitalization Efforts in Providence
5. Putting the Community Reinvestment Act to work in Pittsburgh
6. Finding the Needle in the Haystack: Neighborhood Revitalization in New York
7. Power to the People: Boston's Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative
8. Field of Dreams: Cleveland Rebuilds from the Ashes
9. A Sampling of Efforts in Other Communities
10. Conclusions and Recommendations