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Thursday, July 18, 2002










Comeback Cities: A Blueprint for Urban Neighborhood Revival
by Paul S. Grogan, Tony Proscio


The authors highlight four trends that explain the urban upswing affecting not just the South Bronx, but American cities in general: the growth of neighborhood nonprofit groups; the creation of new markets, including the willingness of retailers to move into old areas; falling crime rates; and "the unshackling of inner-city life from the giant bureaucracies that once dictated everything that happened there--in particular, the welfare system, public housing authorities, and public schools."




a clark 3:50 PM


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