Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families - Chapters 11-12 Summary & Analysis

J. Anthony Lukas
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Chapters 11-12 Summary and Analysis

Colin plays softball for the team of the city administration. While driving through the South End, he notices the children of different ethnicities playing with one another. He is impressed with the South End area. Even though he worked for the Boston mayor, he lived in the suburbs. He finally moves across the city line to the Brighton area. They begin to look to buy a house in the South End area, which had once been the nation's largest rooming house district. The area had passed through various stages in its development over the years from being a wealthy area, to a slum to being revitalized. Pople were now buying buildings and renovating them. The area was the target of urban renewal and redevelopment in the 1960s and was now desireable for young professionals.

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