Examples of urban renewal in a Sentence
an area undergoing urban renewal
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But several of those urban renewal districts are set to expire in coming years.
The legal framework for the national urban renewal effort was forged in the heat generated by the racial struggles waged on Chicago’s South Side.
The name is a callback to the former Brooklyn neighborhood, an African-American enclave bulldozed and replaced with bland government buildings in the name of urban renewal during the 1960s and ’70s.
Questions about where to spend the city’s limited resources touch on familiar themes about the failures of urban renewal and today’s widening income gap.
By 1950, before expressway construction and urban renewal destroyed black communities in dozens of U.S. cities, almost half of all African-Americans living in Cincinnati – 36,000 of 78,000 – were squeezed into the West End.
In recent years, there has been a significant emphasis on urban renewal in Houston.
Because blacks were still excluded from North Carolina’s political system, the community began to decline when the process of urban renewal divided the community with a freeway.
During 1950's, Hyde Park—where Abercrombie was residing—was a site of urban renewal.
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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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