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

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INDEX
Note: Italicized page numbers refer to illustrations.
Abbot, Robert S., 121
Abyssinian Development Corporation, 61
ACOG. See Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (ACOG)
Addams, Jane, 144
Adler, Dankmar, 119
Aetna Insurance Company, 43
African American history and culture: in Atlanta, 202–3; in Chicago, 119–21 (see also Black Metropolis); in Los Angeles, 226–27
African American organizations and Latinos, 217– 18, 222–27, 247
African American real estate developers, 93, 138, 137
African American urban pioneers, 126–28
African Americans, 1, 7, 9, 10, 11, 139, 148, 251; in Atlanta, 160, 163, 167, 169, 179–80, 185, 187, 190, 192–93, 197, 201, 202, 205; in Boston, 77, 81, 84, 95; in Chicago, 4, 115–17, 121–24, 129, 133, 135, 144, 147, 149, 157 (see also Black Metropolis); in Los Angeles, 4, 208–9, 210–11, 212, 216–18, 221–24, 226, 227, 229, 231, 233, 234–35, 242; in New York, 21, 22, 31, 37, 40, 41, 61, 66; hiring preferences and, 52–53, 61, 137. See also Mortgage borrowers (inner-city)
Ahern, Bishop Patrick, 41–43
Aid to Families with Dependent Children, 168
Alameda corridor, 7, 210, 212, 240
Alexander, Frank, 168, 195–96
Alinsky, Saul, 155
Allstate Insurance Company, 157
American Express Company, 71
AMOCO, 180
ANDP. See Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership (ANDP)
Anti-Gang Violence Unit of Boston, 101; Paul Joyce and, 103; Bill Stewart and, 102; Youth Violence Strike Force and, 104
Arévalo, Yadira, 220
Arizona State University, 134
Armstrong, Louis, 120
Arson: in Boston, 81; in South Bronx, 22–23
Arson, efforts against: in Boston, 84–85; in South Bronx, 32
Asian Americans, in Los Angeles, 233
Asian Americans for Equality, 58
Asian immigrants, in Los Angeles, 209, 212, 215, 238, 247
At Home in the Loop (Wille), 129
ATF. See Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
Atlanta, 4, 159, 163; drug dealing in, 174; inner-city mortgage borrowers in, 258; Olympics, 171, 204–5; population statistics of, 267–68; prostitution in, 174
Atlanta Athletic Club, 190
Atlanta Board of Education, 197
Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (ACOG), 162, 172; Summerhill and, 181
Atlanta Housing Authority, 183; East Lake Meadows public housing project and, 195; overhaul of, 187; Techwood Homes and, 185
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 174, 193; East Lake Meadows public housing project and, 191
Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership (ANDP), 169, 200–201, 254; Reynoldstown and, 203; Wheelbarrow Summer Theater and, 204
Atlanta Project, 164–70, 255
Atlanta Regional Commission, 173
Atlanta University Center, 172
Auletta, Ken, 14
Austin, Paul, 185
Axam, Clara, 172–75
B'nai Brith, 24
Bachman, Katharine, 90
Badillo, Herman, 20, 24, 27; Charlotte Street and, 35
Bailey, Augusta, 84
Baker, David, 134
Bakewell, Danny, 229
Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, 31, 48; LISC and, 56; Anita Miller and, 47
Bank of Boston: Lithgow Building and, 99
Bank One Chicago, 157
Banks, Ozabe, 207, 242–43
Bass, Fontella, 116
Bathgate Industrial Park, 36
Battery Park City, 49

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Table of contents

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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