City Revival - Did We Learn From the Urban Renewal Era?

In the middle of the 20th century, the Housing Act of 1949 launched cities across the city into a downtown reconstruction frenzy, the often to no avail; in the modern renewal movement, cities try to get it right. Cities like New Haven, Connecticut look at renewal projects that have failed - both in economic success and equity endeavors - to build structures with economic justice and long term social consequences in mind.

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