Origin of urban renewal
Words nearby urban renewal
How to use urban renewal in a sentence
New York City’s massive push for roads, bridges, and urban renewal during the mid 20th century, for example, instigated a backlash against “big plans” that persists to this day.
Dubbed the “Section 112 credits program,” this initiative triggered a 2 to 1 federal matching grant for any urban renewal program on or near a college or university up to five years before the program even began.Higher education’s racial reckoning reaches far beyond slavery|Davarian Baldwin|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
We see detoxing as a path to transcendence, a symbol of modern urban virtue and self-transformation through abstinence.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the wee hours of Christmas morning, a flight deal was shared in an exclusive Facebook group for urban travelers.
Young, hip, urban millennials are using tools like Instagram to become one of the fastest growing travel markets.
His New Deal Coalition brought together Southerners, Northern ethnic minorities, and urban blacks under the same banner.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The former provides entrepreneurial training and educational programs for youths from low-income urban areas around the world.
The fight went on briskly till night, when the combatants agreed to postpone its renewal for five days.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
Urban property and lands were assessed at values far beyond those at which the owners truly estimated them.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Today in the cities, and particularly in the quickly growing urban areas, there are different conditions.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
She saw the old life closing in on her, and hardly heeded his fanciful picture of renewal.Summer|Edith Wharton
Her children were to her what they are to many mothers for a long period of time,—a sort of renewal of their own existence.Juana|Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for urban renewal
Cultural definitions for urban renewal (1 of 2)
Programs designed to clear, rebuild, and redevelop urban slums. Critics contend that although they bulldoze slums, urban renewal programs often have led to their replacement by office buildings and by apartment houses for the well-to-do.
Cultural definitions for urban renewal (2 of 2)
Government-sponsored destruction of slum housing with a view to the construction of new housing.