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Changing Plans for America’s Inner Cities

Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine and Twentieth-Century Urbanism

Zane L. Miller and Bruce Tucker

Frontmatter, List of Illustrations, and Acknowledgments
Introduction: Why Cincinnati, Why Over-the-Rhine?
Prologue: 1850s–1910s

Part One: Zoning, Razing, or Rehabilitation

     Introduction: From Cultural Engineering to Cultural Individualism
     1  Social Groups, Slums, and Comprehensive Planning, 1915–1944
     2  Neighborhoods and a Community, 1948–1960

Part Two: New Visions and Visionaries

     Introduction: Community Action and Neighborhood Planning
     3  Participatory Planning and the Downtown Renaissance, 1954–1964
     4  Redefining the Problem, 1950–1966
     5  Collapse of the Appalachian Option, 1964–1974
     6  Empowering the Poor, 1971–1975
     7  Integration through Historic Preservation, 1972–1980
     8  The Separatist Counterattack, 1980–1982
     9  The National Register Controversy, 1982–1983
     10  Separatists Victorious, 1983–1985

Epilogue: Eclipsing the Public Interest
Appendix: The Major Housing Goal of the Over-the-Rhine Urban Renewal Plan, 1985 and Notes
Index

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