Philadelphia: Neighborhoods, Division, and Conflict in a Postindustrial City

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Index
Abandonment, 15, 66-68, 72, 75, 87-93, 106, 120, 123
Abscam, 130
Accounting profession, 34, 36, 47
Advertising profession, 34, 36, 63
Aerospace industry, 38
Affirmative action, 148-150, 174
Agriculture industry, 53, 186
Airport, 104, 130, 155, 164, 169, 172
American Bar Association, 129
Annual Housing Survey (AHS), 70-72
Apex Hosiery Company, 31
Apparel industry, 32-33, 39, 73, 178; early reliance on, 6-7; loss of jobs in, 31-33, 63; rebirth of, 187-190
Asahi Mutual Life Insurance Company, 20
Automation, 14, 32-33, 42
Automobile industry, 31, 38-39
Bacon, Edmund, 111, 197
Baldwin Locomotives, 31
Baltimore, 106, 131, 165, 169-170
Banks, 19, 47, 63, 155, 179; and business development, 67, 107; and housing policy, 67, 70, 72, 75-82, 87-93; redlining, 15, 68, 87, 90-91; and urban renewal, 113, 116-117, 139-144
Banque de Paribas, 20
Benjamin Franklin Bridge, 170
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 102, 108
Betsy Ross Bridge, 169-170
Black Panthers, 141
Blacks: education levels, 48, 58-59; employment, 13, 53-59, 175, 193; and housing, 23, 74-76, 79, 83, 91-92; immigration and population, 8-11, 18, 33, 53, 74-75, 79, 92-98; income, 48-55, 60-64, 187-188; movement to suburbs, 84, 93-98, 120; in neighborhoods, 10- 12, 18, 26, 66, 74-75, 79-82, 89-99, 107-110, 119-121, 128, 134-138, 141, 195; and politics, 13, 125-138, 147-153; unemployment, 56-57, 83, 123. See also Racism; Segregation
Blackwell, Lucien, 147
Boston, 73, 106, 114, 131, 165, 176
Bowser, Charles, 135-137
Bridesburg, 73
Bristol, Pa., 21
Broad Street, 121
Brokerage houses, 179
Bronx, 87
Bucks County, Pa., 17-20, 64, 85-86, 94-96, 158-159, 162-163, 168, 170
Budd Company, 38
Burlington County, N.J., 17-20, 85-86, 93-96, 162-163
Business, 8; desire for regionalism, 155- 158, 168, 170, 172-173; in economic redevelopment, 104-107, 112-113, 116- 117, 122, 139-153, 164-165, 168-171, 196-197; foreign interests, 20, 31-32, 36-38, 106, 177-178, 191; incentives from government, 63, 179; minority owned, 33; public/private cooperation, 12-15, 107, 111-118, 122-124, 172; relocation out of area, 30-32, 36-38; relocation to suburbs, 16-20, 30-31, 35, 42, 48-55, 65, 84-85, 103, 117- 118, 156, 167-169, 183-187; small businesses, 19, 120, 139, 159-160
California, 148
Camden County, N.J., 17-21, 27, 85-86, 93-96, 162-163, 169-170
Carpet industry, 31
Center City, 42, 47, 74, 78, 165; redevelopment in, 105-123, 179
Central Business District (CBD), 102-106, 111-112, 116, 119, 122, 132, 145-151, 168, 174, 176
Chamber of Commerce, 113, 139-141, 144, 147, 150
Charter Defense Committee, 141
Chemical industry, 6, 36, 192
Cherry Hill, N.J., 167
Chester, Pa., 160, 169-179
Chester County, Pa., 17-21, 85-86, 94-96, 157-158, 162-163, 168
Chestnut Hill, 74, 176

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  • COMPARATIVE AMERICAN CITIES ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Tables and Figures vii
  • Preface xi
  • Series Preface xiii
  • 1 - The Legacy of the Industrial City 3
  • 2 - Economic Erosion and the Growth of Inequality 30
  • 3 - Housing and Neighborhoods 66
  • 4 - Philadelphia's Redevelopment Process 100
  • 5 - Race, Class, and Philadelphia Politics 124
  • 6 - The Prospects for City-Suburban Accommodation 154
  • 7 - Alternative Scenarios for Philadelphia's Future 175
  • Appendixes 183
  • Notes 189
  • Index 203
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