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Community ownership in new towns and old cities

Edward M. Kirshner

Community ownership in new towns and old cities

by Edward M. Kirshner

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Published by Center for Community Economic Development in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • New towns -- United States.,
    • Housing -- United States.,
    • Community organization -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdward M. Kirshner, James L. Morey.
      ContributionsMorey, James L., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT167 .K57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75 p. ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5065481M
      LC Control Number74031886

      Economically resilient towns, cities, and regions adapt to changing conditions and even reinvent their economic bases if necessary. Even if the community has lost its original or main economic driver, it has other assets that it can use to spur the local economy. New Towns. After the –45 war some of the ideas of Ebenezer Howard were adopted by the new Socialist Government of the UK (–51), and various new towns were planned and built to take the pressure off large existing cities. London acquired eight (Stevenage was the first), and there were others in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

        I just turned in the forth book in my “Boardinghouse Betrothal” series for LIH and the ideas for more are still flowing strong. If one is going to set their story in a big city, I think they need to find what setting will give them that small town–small community–feel. It could be a small neighborhood, or maybe in an apartment building.   In , the Roeblings put their town’s buildings and houses up for sale, giving their workers first priority at ownership. Six years later, they sold the company to a new owner Author: Elizabeth Nix.

        Small towns get a bad rap for rejecting outsiders, but Sequoyah, Oklahoma, proves that wrong. When year-old Novalee finds herself pregnant, alone, broke, and stranded in the town Author: Sadie Trombetta.   Books that vividly describe a city or town? May 7, Edward Rutherfurd's New York: The Novel), but rather any story in which that city or town plays a central role and is explored from many angles. The livelier the descriptions, the better. Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino is a book composed entirely of such descriptions. More or less.


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