Eminent Domain as a Tool for Redevelopment: A Case Study Analysis of Boston's West End and New London's Fort Trumbull Area.

Christensen, Meredith.

Abstract: By the middle part of the twentieth century, large segments of cities' middle-class and manufacturing companies relocated to the suburbs as new highway and housing policies were adopted. As a result, cities' tax bases declined and their governments were on the verge of collapsing. In an effort to reverse this trend, Title I of the 1949 Housing Act was passed providing cities with funds t... read more

Tufts University. Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.
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