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new suburb

Harvey Z. Rabinowitz

new suburb

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suburbs -- United States.,
  • Transportation -- United States -- Planning.,
  • Real estate development -- United States -- Planning.,
  • Land use -- United States -- Planning.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe new suburb : analysis and trends.
    Statementprepared by Harvey Rabinowitz and Edward Beimborn ; with Charles Mrotek, Shuming Yan, and Peter Gugliotta.
    ContributionsBeimborn, Edward., United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. University Research and Training Program., University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee. Center for Urban Transportation Studies., University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee. School of Architecture & Urban Planning.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17679698M

    Shirlington's walkable "downtown" is attractive to senior citizens and millennials alike. Opponents delayed the project by two years, imposing a host of unforeseen costs that most builders would have been unable to afford. He is proud of his house, conscientious in his work and utterly devoted to his wife and family — which makes his absurdities and pomposities all the more touching. Suburban houses also brought about needs for products that were not needed in urban neighborhoods, such as lawnmowers and automobiles.

    They are feeling a little under the weather and one of them discovers, after a perusal of a Medical Dictionary that he has got all the diseases in it — apart from Housemaid's Knee. He is proud of his house, conscientious in his work and utterly devoted to his wife and family — which makes his absurdities and pomposities all the more touching. And what makes a bookstore "cool"? Landlords subdivided older homes, overtaxing local facilities. Returning veterans wishing to start a settled life moved in masses to the suburbs. In some markets, the biggest demand in housing over the next 20 years is going to b from one-person or childless households.

    As space-hungry white New Yorkers lined up to purchase new tract homes, the price of land multiplied, and suburban officials increasingly perceived working-class black communities as impediments to growth. In New York, which had the nation's largest state redevelopment program, more than a dozen suburbs employed public authority to displace or relocate black communities after the war. Waldie composed it in fragments, at turns reportorial and soulful — children playing under the oleanders, dogs setting off a roundelay of barks, conviviality on the sidewalks — to chronicle the birth and life of Lakewood, outside Long Beach, California. The Long Island Rail Road can take you from Babylon into Manhattan in under an hour at least when there are no delays. The Federal Housing Administration and its companion Veterans Administration program stimulated home construction by insuring or guaranteeing individual home loans against default. Figure 17 Same project as the above picture—but in aerial view.


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