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7 edition of Building a new Boston found in the catalog.

Building a new Boston

politics and urban renewal, 1950-1970

by O"Connor, Thomas H.

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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston
    • Subjects:
    • Urban renewal -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Social conditions.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-334) and index.

      StatementThomas H. O"Connor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT177.B6 O36 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 351 p. :
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1737146M
      ISBN 10155553161X
      LC Control Number92042258

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      Its heart was Chapel Square Mallessentially a suburban-style shopping center in the middle of the city that embraced virtually all the dubious planning ideology of the s. In the s, a group of businessmen got permission from the city to build a dam across the mouth of a cove on the northern end of the peninsula, so that they could use the tides to power some flour mills. Logue was a tough Philadelphia Irishman, a working-class graduate of Yale who believed all his life in a hardheaded liberalism not far from that of the Kennedys, whom he admired. Land made between and is light green. He realized that he had neglected to give the ordinary citizens of New Haven any role in the planning process. Murder Mystery Co.

      This challenge includes brand identity, marketing slogans, and shelf-worthy packaging as well as tasty chocolates. Of course, the size of the event affects the cost. The mayor says he will plow that money back into the Common and other parks, and into needed renovations to public housing throughout the city. Teams of three to five choose a door, enter a room, and determine the objective. In addition, Millennium Partners has promised to build about new housing units in Chinatown, which faces a severe shortage. Your Hub of Skilled Talent Boston boasts a highly-experienced workforce which is both trained and experienced in the skills Amazon needs as it continues to grow.


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Building a new Boston : politics and urban renewal, 1950

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