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House by House, Block by Block: the rebirth of America's urban neighborhoods 3 editions

Cover of: House by House, Block by Block by Alexander von Hoffman
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Not long ago, neighborhoods such as the South Bronx, South Central Los Angeles, and Boston's Roxbury were crime-ridden wastelands of vacant lots and burned-out buildings, notorious symbols of urban decay. In House by House, Block by Block, Alexander von Hoffman tells the remarkable stories ofhow local activists and community groups helped turn these areas around. For sixty years, federal policy has attempted with little success to solve the problems of housing and poverty in America's inner cities. Yet increasingly, local organizations are picking up where Washington has left off. In a series of dramatic and colorful narratives, von Hoffman shows howthese groups are revitalizing once desperate neighborhoods in five major cities: New York, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, and Los Angeles...

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3 editions First published in 2003

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Cover of: House by house, block by block
2003, Oxford University Press
House by house, block by block
in English
Cover of: House by House, Block by Block
August 10, 2004, Oxford University Press, USA
House by House, Block by Block
in English
Cover of: House by House, Block by Block
2007, Oxford University Press
House by House, Block by Block
E-book in English

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