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Urban Neighborhood Revitalization: Is There A Middle Ground Between Gentrification And Terminal Decay?, Jane Strauss Jan 1992

Urban Neighborhood Revitalization: Is There A Middle Ground Between Gentrification And Terminal Decay?, Jane Strauss

School of Business Student Theses and Dissertations

This problem analysis thesis compares two neighborhood revitalization projects, in Springfield, Florida and the other in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Analysis is based on geographic, aesthetic, social, economic and political success. This study is intended to analyze community viability growth and revitalization literature from the fields of Urban Studies and Political Science, and then to determine whether the plan utilized in Florida would be successful if applied in Minnesota. Appendices include maps, photos of typical structures, and interview questions. Submitted in partial fulfillment for degree of MA in Public Administration.