"The web must be grasped whole" : the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, 1967-1988

Author:
Webster, Donald Andrew, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisors:
Zunz, Olivier, Department of History, University of Virginia
Cross, Robert D., Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

The paper examines the restoration of the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, NY during the years of 1967-1968 after Senator Robert F. Kennedy introduced the formation of two non-profit organizations focused on revitalizing an area that was one of the nation's most notorious ghettos.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
Citizen participation, Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.), Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Urban renewal, New York (State), New York, Community development corporations, History, Community development
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1991/08