Foundational Urban Debates
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In the years just after World War II, only the most isolated of the country's residents could avoid the trauma afflicting the large, central cities. The returning veteran looking to house a new family, the
automobile manufacturer considering whether and where to expand production, the department store executive contemplating a move to the suburbs, and the big-city mayor scrutinizing next year's budget all acted under the influence of problems increasingly associated with declining cities.