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Lecture 4

GGR339H1 Lecture 4: GGR339 Lecture Four.docx


Department
Geography and Planning
Course Code
GGR339H1
Professor
proudfoot
Lecture
4

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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
houses.
There was a sense of community among the people. However, resources were taken
away.
According to Louis, there was a problem of not enough financial resources. The
people could
not afford maintaining the public houses, eventually it was labelled as a free market
that
was a threat to the bank.
In order to increase profit, they went towards the reconstruction of the buildings. The
rise of
the suburban areas in 1949 was a better option, losing the middle class. The loss of
tax-
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
that
the man was not allowed to live. There were people who came door-to-door to check
if
there were men in the homes. There were many restrictions including, not allowing to
have
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
the only
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