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Halfway to Everywhere: A Portrait of America's First-Tier Suburbs

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Drawing from his experience as mayor, Bill Hudnut describes the plight of first-tier suburbs and reveals how they have been left behind as the spotlight has focused on downtown revitalization and growth in outlying areas. Learn how these areas are turning around and becoming vibrant attractive areas in which to live, work, and play.

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America's first-tier suburbs--those surrounding large central cities--were often left behind during the extraordinary revitalization of downtowns in the 1990s. In his new book, Hudnut paints a picture of these suburbs--from their birth through their decline to their rebirth. His portrayal of these metropolitan pivot points provides reasons for hope and strategies for rejuvenation, offering solutions for local officials, policy makers, developers, and citizens who are looking for ways to bring new life to these stressed communities.

About the Author

William H. Hudnut III is a former congressman and four-term mayor of the city of Indianapolis. He currently holds the Urban Land Institute/Joseph C. Canizaro chair for public policy at the Urban Land Institute. He is the recipient of many awards, including 12 honorary degrees; Princeton University's highest alumni honor, the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service; and the Rosa Parks Award from the American Association for Affirmative Action. He is the author of Cities on the Rebound. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874209013
Author:
Hudnut, William
Publisher:
Urban Land Institute
Foreword by:
Katz, Bruce
Foreword:
Katz, Bruce
Author:
Hudnut, William H.
Author:
Hudnut III, William H.
Author:
Katz, Bruce
Author:
Hudnut, William H., III
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Cities and towns
Subject:
Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings
Subject:
Urban renewal
Subject:
Suburbs
Subject:
Real Estate - General
Subject:
Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Social Science/Architecture
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
Buildings - Public, Commercial & Industrial
Subject:
Suburbs -- United States -- Planning.
Subject:
Suburbs -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Sociology-Urban Studies City Specific
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 110
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
478
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.5 lb

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"Synopsis" by , America's first-tier suburbs--those surrounding large central cities--were often left behind during the extraordinary revitalization of downtowns in the 1990s. In his new book, Hudnut paints a picture of these suburbs--from their birth through their decline to their rebirth. His portrayal of these metropolitan pivot points provides reasons for hope and strategies for rejuvenation, offering solutions for local officials, policy makers, developers, and citizens who are looking for ways to bring new life to these stressed communities.
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