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Downtowns reinvestment by design : selected grants by Architecture + Environmental Arts Program (National Endowment for the Arts)

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Published by The Program in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Urban renewal -- United States,
  • City planning -- United States,
  • Central business districts -- United States,
  • Grants-in-aid -- United States -- Directories

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementArchitecture+Environmental Arts Program, National Endowment for the Arts.
ContributionsHunter, Tish
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT175 N37
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p.
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18984277M

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