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Redevelopment and race : planning a finer city in postwar Detroit

Author: June Manning Thomas
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1997.
Series: Creating the North American landscape.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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,
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas, June Manning.
Redevelopment and race.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605377483
Online version:
Thomas, June Manning.
Redevelopment and race.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)631768669
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: June Manning Thomas
ISBN: 080185444X 9780801854446
OCLC Number: 35159184
Description: xx, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Roots of Postwar Redevelopment --
2. Postwar Planning --
3. Eliminating Slums and Blight --
4. Racial Flight and the Conservation Experiment --
5. Revisioning Urban Renewal --
6. Rising from the Fire --
7. Coleman Young and Redevelopment --
8. Planning a Better City --
9. Racial Disunity --
10. Conclusion: Moving toward a Finer City.
Series Title: Creating the North American landscape.
Responsibility: June Manning Thomas.
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Following World War II, city planners in Detroit sought to halt the city's physical and economic decline. Successes included an award-winning masterplan and many development projects, yet Detroit  Read more...

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