urban renewal process in Canada an analysis of current practice by Kevin James Cross

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Statementby Kevin J. Cross and Robert W. Collier.
SeriesSchool of Community and Regional Planning Studies. Staff research project 3
ContributionsCollier, Robert W., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHT178.C2 C7
The Physical Object
Paginationii, iii, 63, 44 l.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4699871M
LC Control Number77872140

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