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It Takes a Neighborhood

It Takes a Neighborhood - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0914341840

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ISBN13: 978-0914341840
ISBN10: 0914341847
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Rockefeller Institute Press
Published: 2001
International: No

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It Takes a Neighborhood - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0914341840

David J. Wright

ISBN13: 978-0914341840
ISBN10: 0914341847
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Rockefeller Institute Press
Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

The Pew Charitable Trusts sought to understand thriving, working-class urban residential neighborhoods through the Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI), a community-building initiative in 10 neighborhoods in nine mid-sized cities. Wright, director of Urban and Metropolitan Studies at the Rockefeller Institute, reports on lessons learned from the NPI about engaging networked community organization in action- oriented strategies for community development. B&w photos are included of various neighborhood building and development projects.

Table of Contents

1. Preventive Intervention: Revitalizing Working-Class Urban Neighborhoods
2. Framing the Neighborhood Preservation Initiative
3. Philadelphia's Frankford Community: Epitome of the NPI Model
4. San Francisco's Chinatown: Power of an Organized Community
5. Memphis's Vollintine-Evergreen: An Asset-Based Strategy to Improve Neighborhood Marketability
6. Revitalizing East Boston: The Bonds of Community Collaboration
7. Reflections
App. A NPI Local Partners
App. B National Advisory Board Members, Neighborhood Preservation Initiative
Endnotes
Index

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