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Author Kromer, John, 1948-

Title Fixing broken cities : the implementation of urban development strategies / John Kromer
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 325 pages) : illustrations, maps, plans
Contents Introduction -- 1. Financing Without Cash: The Ten-Year Tax Abatement -- 2. A Managed Downtown: The Center City District -- 3. The Transition Zone: Rebuilding Eastern North Philadelphia -- 4. A Citywide Revitalization Policy, I: Neighborhood Transformation Initiative Organization and Planning -- 5. A Citywide Revitalization Policy, II: NTI Real Estate Transactions and Housing Agency Reorganization -- 6. Broadening Public Education Options: The Penn Alexander School -- 7. Commercial Corridor Redefinition: The West Philadelphia Fire House -- 8. The Exercise of State Power: Municipal Reform and Eminent Domain in Camden -- 9. An Integrated Strategy: Real Estate Development and Human Capital Planning in Camden -- 10. Rental Housing Asset Management: A Strategy for Allentown, Pennsylvania's Downtown-Area Neighborhoods -- 11. The Future of Reinvestment
Summary Through the insightful lens of an experienced practitioner, this book describes the origin, execution, and impact of urban repopulation strategies--initiatives designed to attract residents, businesses, jobs, shoppers, and visitors to places that had undergone decades of decline and abandonment
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed on Oct. 1, 2009)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Original version xii, 325 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
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Subject City planning -- New Jersey -- Case studies
City planning -- Pennsylvania -- Case studies
Urbanization -- New Jersey -- Case studies
Urbanization -- Pennsylvania -- Case studies
City planning.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning.
New Jersey.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203878604