GGR339H1 Lecture 4: GGR339 Lecture Four.docx
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GGR339: Lecture Four - Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The appeal of tenements as a way to curb diseases, especially targeted towards
children. However, the buildings were destructive and created segregation.
Eventually resulted in the demolishing of the apartments. Some of the blame was
placed on the architecture, government.
The buildings lacked safety and sanitary means. The slum lords were able to push
people into these areas.
The development of public housing was that the public could take over in building
There was a sense of community among the people. However, resources were taken
According to Louis, there was a problem of not enough financial resources. The
not afford maintaining the public houses, eventually it was labelled as a free market
was a threat to the bank.
In order to increase profit, they went towards the reconstruction of the buildings. The
the suburban areas in 1949 was a better option, losing the middle class. The loss of
based income results in the loss of basic services. Borders fixed in the 19th century.
The housing project only allowed if the Father was to leave, the welfare house stated
the man was not allowed to live. There were people who came door-to-door to check
there were men in the homes. There were many restrictions including, not allowing to
a TV or a phone. A plan to inhumanize people.
1945 economy of urban centers were at a peak, therefore a sense that housing was
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