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     From Cahokia to Brookline:
 1   The Dawn of America's Suburbs                            3

     Development in the Age of the Automobile
 2   Chevy Chase, Maryland, and Radburn, New Jersey              12

     Planning for Community:
     The Government Steps In
 3   Greendale, Wisconsin                                        17

      Upward and Outward:
      Mass Production Takes on the Suburbs
 4    Levittown, New York, and Park Forest, Illinois         24

     The Fork in the Road
 5    Roseville, Minnesota                                       34



      In the Crossfire
 6    Garfield Heights and Euclid, Ohio                          47

      The Ground Is Getting Warmer:
      Profiling First-Tier Suburbs
 7    Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania                                  58

      Entering the Re-Century
 8    Morton Grove, Illinois                                     73

 9    Policy (Re-)Considerations                                 83



      Making Poetry Together
10    Lincoln Heights, Ohio                                     101



      City Stalwarts
      Lakewood, Colorado; Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia; Berwyn
      and Harvey, Illinois; Alameda, California; Gates, New York;
11    Merriam and Kansas City, Kansas; Cheverly, Maryland      110

      Multiply Picnics: Broadening Citizen Involvement
12    Raytown, Missouri, and Silver Spring, Maryland              143

      Turning an Ocean Liner: Supplementing Public Education
13   Hempstead, New York                                         149

      Fences Make Poor Neighbors
14     Suburban Minneapolis and Cleveland                          156

      Don't Forget the Unum:
      Embracing Diversity as a Core Strength
15    Aurora, Colorado; Freeport, New York; Oak Park, Illinois  163

      Stay Well:
      Providing Health and Social Services
16    Seat Pleasant, Maryland, and Windsor, Connecticut        174

      Public Space Equals Sense of Place
17    Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, and Bexley, Ohio                   182

      Bringing People to the Party: Ensuring Public Safety
18    Richmond, California, and Detroit's First Tier              188

      The Arts: The Cultural Community's Gift to America
19    Alexandria, Virginia; Englewood, Colorado;
      Cleveland Heights, Ohio                                     195

      Filling a Gap with Faith-Based Institutions
20    Camden, New Jersey                                          202

      You've Got to Start Somewhere: CDCs in the First Tier
21    East St. Louis, Illinois                                    215

      Infill Housing: The Perfect Answer to Sprawl
22    Arvada, Colorado                                            231

      Staying Put: Rehabilitation vs. Relocation
23    Lakewood, Ohio, and Evanston, Illinois                      239

      America's Creeping Housing Crisis
24    Escondido, California                                       245



      If It's Like Timberlawn, We'll Take It:
      Achieving Success in Mixed-Income Communities
25    Bethesda, Maryland                                          259

      We Want to Protect the Fabric: Historic Preservation
      Mariemont, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Ohio; Merchantville,
      New Jersey; Webster Groves, Missouri; Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania;
26    Lawrence, Indiana                                           266

      Everyone's Desperate: Promoting Economic Development
27    Chicago Heights, Illinois, and Hammond, Indiana             285

      Taking Advantage of the New Economy
      Decatur, Georgia; Royal Oak, Michigan; West Allis, Wisconsin;
      Ferndale, Michigan; Shaker Heights, Ohio; Maiden, Massachusetts;
28    Carmel, Indiana; Euclid, Ohio                               298

      Transportation-Oriented Development
      Somerville, Massachusetts; Arlington, Virginia;
29    Englewood, Colorado                                         322

      Making Brownfields Brighter
      Somerville, Massachusetts; Emeryville, California;
30    Norwood, Ohio                                               336

      De-Malling Malls
      Wauwatosa, Wisconsin; Whitehall, Ohio; Winter Park, Florida;
31    Park Forest, Illinois; Jennings, Missouri; New Rochelle, New York  348

      Rebuilding Main Street
      Bethesda, Maryland; Merchantville, New Jersey;
32    Webster Groves, Missouri; Pasadena, California              364

      Progress by Design
33    Bronxville, New York, and East Point, Georgia              380

      Being Made Strong at the Broken Places
34    Monrovia, California, and Chelsea, Massachusetts           396

      Epilogue:
      The Heart of America                                       417

      Notes                                                      421

      Appendices and Index                                       443





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Suburbs United States History Case studies, Suburbs United States Planning Case studies, City planning United States History Case studies, Urban renewal United States History Case studies