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547 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
New Haven in the 1950s: creating a laboratory for urban renewal -- The making of an urban renewer -- Urban renewal as a liberal project -- Trouble right here in model city -- Boston in the 1960s: rebuilding the city on the hill -- Sizing up the old Boston -- Battling for a new Boston -- Negotiating neighborhoods -- New York in the 1970s and 1980s: winning and losing an empire in the empire state -- Constructing a 'great society' in New York -- From fair share to belly up -- Ashes to gardens in the South Bronx.