House by House, Block by Block: The Rebirth of America's Urban Neighborhoods

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NOTES

Introduction
1
Jill Jonnes, South Bronx Rising: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of an American City (New York: Fordham University Press, 2002), 333–36
2
Pam Belluck, “Blighted Areas Are Revived,” New York Times, May 30, 2000.
3
Brian J. Berry, “Islands of Renewal in Seas of Decay,” in The New Urban Reality, ed. Paul E. Peterson (Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1985), 69–96; Elvin K. Wyly and Daniel J. Hammel, “Islands of Decay in Seas of Renewal: Housing Policy and the Resurgence of Gentrification,” Housing Policy Debate 10:4 (1999), 711–71.

Chapter 1
1
Jon C. Teaford, The Rough Road to Renaissance—Urban Revitalization in America, 1940–1985 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990), 10–43; Robert A. Beauregard, Voices of Decline: The Postwar Fate of US Cities (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1993), 79–157.
2
Herbert J. Gans, The Urban Villagers, Group and Class in the Life of ItalianAmericans (New York: Free Press, 1962); Thomas Hines, “Housing, Baseball, and Creeping Socialism: The Battle of Chavez Ravine, Los Angeles, 1949– 1959,” Journal of Urban History 8:12 (February 1982), 123–44; Martin Anderson, The Federal Bulldozer (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1964); Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities (New York: Random House, 1961); John H. Mollenkopf, The Contested City (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1983); Marc A. Weiss, “The Origins and Legacy of Urban Renewal,” in Urban and Regional Planning in an Age of Austerity, ed. Pierre Clavel, John Forester, and William W. Goldsmith (New York: Pergamon Press, 1980).
3
Harrison E. Salisbury, The Shook-Up Generation (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958), 77.
4
Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (New York: Bantam Books, 1968); Building the American City: Report of the National Commission on Urban Problems to the Congress and to the President of the United States (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1968), 1, 5.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Acknowledgments viii
  • Acronyms xi
  • House by House, Block by Block *
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - A Historical Perspective 7
  • 2 - Miracle on 174Th Street 19
  • 3 - Boston and the Power of Collaboration 77
  • 4 - Can the Ghetto Be Rebuilt? 111
  • 5 - Olympic Efforts in Boomtown 159
  • 6 - New Immigrants Transform the Old City 207
  • 7 - Conclusion 251
  • Appendix I - Inner-City Mortgage Borrowers 257
  • Appendix II - Profile of Neighborhood Populations, 1970–2000 260
  • Notes 271
  • Index 297
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