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The City of Neighborhoods

in The Third City

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780226042930
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226042954 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226042954.003.0004
The City of Neighborhoods

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This chapter examines the concept of neighborhood in Chicago. It traces the evolution of thinking about neighborhoods in cities in the U.S. and evaluates the best applications of neighborhood as a tool for urban development. This chapter reconsiders “the city of neighborhoods,” one of the most persistent identifies of Chicago. It also explains that the municipal government's view of neighborhood celebrations is highly inclusive and discusses the emergence of a new variant of neighborhood Salvationism that seeks to create viable residential communities.

Keywords: neighborhood; Chicago; cities; U.S.; urban development; Salvationism; municipal government; residential communities

Chapter.  10040 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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