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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 6, Chapter 37 One Mile Summary & Analysis

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Part 6, Chapter 37 One Mile Summary

There is one mile in the Cross-Bronx Expressway that distinguishes itself. The East Tremont area is considered lower-class but has its own mini-garment district and upholstery manufacturing district. Its public transportation links directly to the main garment district where many of the residents are employed. The area has shopping for its residents. It is not an area where there are playgrounds for children. For the most part it is a self-contained community. Moses considers the apartment buildings old with faulty plumbing and no elevators, even though the rent is affordable for residents. People receive a 90-day notice in the mail informing them that they have to move due to the construction of the Cross-Bronx Expressway. The residents then begin to frantically search for housing and find that there is not much available due to the housing shortage...

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