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Public Housing in Omaha, Nebraska - Logan Fontenelle Housing Project, Strehlow Terrace, Omaha Housing Authority, Farnam Building (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Public Housing in Omaha, Nebraska - Logan Fontenelle Housing Project, Strehlow Terrace, Omaha Housing Authority, Farnam Building (Paperback)

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Chapters: Logan Fontenelle Housing Project, Strehlow Terrace, Omaha Housing Authority, Farnam Building. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 18. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Logan Fontenelle Housing Project was a historic public housing site located from 20th to 24th Streets, and from Paul to Seward Streets in the historic Near North Side neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska, United States. It was built in 1938 by the Public Works Administration for housing working class families. With the loss of thousands of industrial jobs in the 1950s and '60s, the project became filled with families on welfare. As problems increased in the 1970s and 80s, Logan Fontenelle was referred to as "Little Vietnam" because of drug dealing and gang violence. After Logan Fontenelle residents won a 1991 civil rights lawsuit brought against the Omaha Housing Authority and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD tore down the projects in 1995 to replace them with new, lower density housing. The housing projects were named in honor of Logan Fontenelle, an Omaha chief. Built by the Public Works Administration during the Great Depression, Logan Fontenelle was originally built as no-cost or low-cost housing for working class families, chiefly of European descent, including Germans, Italians and Czechs, many of them 20th century immigrants.. Many young people in Logan Fontenelle during this period regarded the projects as a haven as they were a considerable improvement over previous housing they had. After supporting limited public housing in Omaha in 1936, the city's business community became adamantly opposed to Logan Fontenelle by the time it was completed in 1938. In 1947, the maximum income allowed for a family of four at Logan Fontenelle was $2,200 per year, and they would pay a maximum rent $...http: //booksllc.net/?id=1200306

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-56157-5
Barcode: 9781158561575
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LSN: 1-158-56157-1

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