Examples of urban renewal in a Sentence
an area undergoing urban renewal
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The signs, which belonged to local businesses from the mid-1920s to the 1970s, are meant to be historical reminders of Boston before urban renewal and gentrification.
The Bayfront Connector was, in essence, an old-fashioned traffic engineer’s vision of urban renewal, with all the predictable results.
Most African-Americans lived in the southern part of Parkland, which came to be called Little Africa, much of which was demolished during urban renewal and was replaced by the public-housing project Cotter Homes, built specifically for blacks.
The building was demolished soon afterward, along with others in neighboring blocks, as part of an urban renewal program.
Since 2003, the city's urban renewal storefront improvement program has given $830,000 in public funds to match $1.2 million in private investments.
An additional $23,000 is coming from a grant program for urban renewal from Hopkins and the state.
Taxes and private investment The $7.3 million plaza is being financed by the city and through urban renewal funds.
On the drawing board is an ambitious urban renewal initiative that would redo the area and meld it into the popular H Street corridor of shops and eateries.
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URBAN RENEWAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of urban renewal for English Language Learners
: a process by which old buildings or buildings that are in bad condition in part of a city are replaced or repaired
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