TITLE

CHAPTER TWO: Overview: Four Political Eras

AUTHOR(S)
Altshuler, Alan; Luberoff, David
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Mega-Projects: The Changing Politics of Urban Public Investment;2003, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 2 of the book "Mega Projects: The Changing Politics of Urban Public Investment" is presented. It identifies the stages in the history of urban public investment in four political eras in the U.S. It discusses the development of large-scale physical facilities from canals, railroads and convention center in the nineteenth century. It details a federal program to finance expressways in urban areas in the 1930s.
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24488787

 

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