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The Death and Life of Great American Cities - Part 4, Chapter 20, Salvaging Project Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Chapter 20, Salvaging Project Summary and Analysis

Projects are necessary for cities. These represent pieces of work that are being done. The projects should represent something that is worked back into the framework of the city. Projects are a part of city planning. The planners must correctly assess what is needed for diversity on the project borders.

The low-income housing projects are where work is needed. They must be made livable and become assets to the people living there and to the city. The housing projects must be unslummed. People must freely choose to live there. They need all of the elements that are required for a lively, healthy neighborhood. Jacobs view is to begin at the ground level and develop new streets that have uses. The new streets should unite both sides of the project border and must fit in with the characteristics of the...

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