Redevelopment and race : planning a finer city in postwar Detroit
In the decades following World War II, professional city planners in Detroit made a concerted effort to halt the city's physical and economic decline. Their successes included an award-winning master plan, a number of laudable redevelopment projects, and exemplary planning leadership in the city and the nation. Yet in those same decades, Detroit was transformed from a city that enjoyed liveable neighborhoods, healthy commercial strips, a bustling downtown, and beautiful parks into the notorious symbol of urban decay that it is today
Print Book, English, ©1997
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, ©1997
xx, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.