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City Slickers: 5 Books About The Urban Experience : NPR

City Slickers: 5 Books About The Urban Experience : NPR | McG New Orleans Housing | Scoop.it
Millions of people worldwide are leaving rural areas for urban ones. NPR Cities Project editor Franklyn Cater highlights five books that examine and celebrate 21st century life in the metropolis.
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New Orleans City Council approves demolition of Iberville Housing Development

New Orleans City Council approves demolition of Iberville Housing Development | McG New Orleans Housing | Scoop.it
When the New Orleans City Council voted in December 2007 to approve the demolition of the city's "big four" public housing developments, a near riot erupted outside City Hall as police officers hit a large crowd of protesters with pepper spray and...
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New Orleans City Council approves revised list of HANO demolitions

New Orleans City Council approves revised list of HANO demolitions | McG New Orleans Housing | Scoop.it
The New Orleans City Council voted last month to authorize the demolition of several dozen blighted and dilapidated buildings throughout the city owned by the Housing Authority of New Orleans.
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Public housing: The Times-Picayune covers 175 years of New Orleans history

Public housing: The Times-Picayune covers 175 years of New Orleans history | McG New Orleans Housing | Scoop.it
In January 1941, 25,000 people showed up to see the first public housing development
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