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Title:Rebuilding the urban structure of the inner city : a strategy for the repair of downtown Oakland, Calfornia PDF Logo
Authors:Bosselmann, Peter
Pellegrini, Stefan
Issue Date:2003
Series/Report no.:Working paper / University of California, Institute of Urban and Regional Development 2003,01
Abstract:American cities have struggled to maintain the centrality of their downtown areas. As retail and office uses have continued to move into suburban areas and outlying regions, many local governments - especially of smaller and mid-size cities - have all but given up on the prospect of replacing the commercial vitality once found in many city centers. The ability to attract a permanent residential population, lured by good regional access, has become a necessary prerequisite for attracting new commercial uses back to the inner city.
Document Type:Working Paper
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