The Bronx, 1st Edition

  • Evelyn Diaz Gonzalez
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  • ISBN-10: 0231508352
  • ISBN-13: 9780231508353
  • DDC: 974.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 263 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released July 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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This history of the Bronx describes how the once-infamous New York City borough underwent one of the most successful and inspiring community revivals in American history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
The Columbia History of Urban Life.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Maps.
List of Tables.
Other Frontmatter.
The Bronx and Its Neighborhoods.
1: The Bronx.
Early Beginnings.
2: Mott Haven.
3: Melrose.
4: Morrisania and Hunts Point-West Farms District.
The Changing Landscape.
5: Street Plans and Public Improvements.
6: Parks and Parkways.
7: Rapid Transit.
Emerging Neighborhoods.
8: Mott Haven.
9: Hunts Point-Crotona Park East.
10: Melrose and Morrisania.
11: Mott Haven Again.
Boosting a Borough.
12: Boosters.
13: Apartments.
14: Density.
Urban Neighborhoods.
The South Bronx.
15: The Postwar Years.
16: Devastated Neighborhoods.
The Road Back.
17: Stemming the Tide.
18: Rebuilding the Borough.
19: Summary.