Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle To Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age

By Cohen, Lizabeth

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9780374254087 9780374721602
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Farrar


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Starred Review on September 1, 2019  |  Social Sciences

Urban renewal in the United States is often viewed as a well-intentioned failure. Cohen (American studies, Harvard Univ.) acknowledges this opinion but moves toward a more nuanced interpretation through the lens of one of its foremost proponents: Ed Logue (1921–2000). A native of Philadelphia, Logue attended Yale on a bursary, working in the dining halls and joining the Labor Party. To Logue, revitalizing cities in postwar America was an egalitarian mission. Cohen descr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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