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Mapping Decline [electronic resource] : St. Louis and the Fate of the American City / Colin Gordon.

Author/Creator:
Gordon, Colin.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource : 78 color illustrations.
Series:
Politics and Culture in Modern America
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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De Gruyter Online.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Inner cities -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History -- 20th century.
Slums -- Missouri -- Saint Louis.
Urban renewal -- Missouri -- Saint Louis.
Language:
In English.
Summary:
Mapping Decline, illustrated with more than 75 full-color maps, traces the ways private real estate restrictions, local planning and zoning, federal housing policies, and urban renewal encouraged "white flight" and urban decline in St. Louis, Missouri.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Maps, Figures, and Tables
Preface
Introduction. Our House: The Twentieth Century at 4635 North Market Street
1. Local Politics, Local Power: Governing Greater St. Louis, 1940-2000
2. ''The Steel Ring'': Race and Realty in Greater St. Louis
3. Patchwork Metropolis: Municipal Zoning in Greater St. Louis
4. Fighting Blight: Urban Renewal Policies and Programs, 1945-2188
5. City of Blight: The Limits of Urban Renewal in Greater St. Louis
Conclusion. Our House Revisited: The Twenty-First Century at 4635 North Market Street
Notes
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Mar. 21, 2016)
ISBN:
9780812291506
OCLC:
893681592
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812291506 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.