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Comeback Communities: the Revival of America’s Cities


Report Acceptance Date: January 1997 (31 pages)

Posted Date: January 31, 2019

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Intro text: This historical report describes the economic recovery of the United State’s urban areas, which faced decline and disinvestment through the 1960s to the end of the 1980s. The report includes case studies of 12 “Comeback Communities”: Detroit, Cleveland, Boston, Baltimore, Atlanta, Kansas City, Cincinnati, Newark, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, and New York City.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.


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