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Downtown: our challenging urban problems

Robert A. Liston

Downtown: our challenging urban problems

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Published by Dell Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- United States.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 187-188.

    Statement[by] Robert A. Liston.
    SeriesLaurel-leaf library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT123 .L5, HT123 L56 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19380059M


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