Mark Goldman City on the Lake

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City on the Lake

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For more than a hundred years, Buffalo was one of the world's great industrial cities. Its grand office buildings and stately mansions overlooked a metropolis that was the eleventh largest industrial center in the United States, the third largest producer of steel, and the largest inland port. Its diverse ethnic heritage, represented by sizable enclaves of Irish, Italians, Poles, Jews, Germans, and African-Americans, gave the city a vibrant sense of community.

But by the early 1970's, all of that had changed. Unrest in the inner city had led to riots; student protests had shut down the city's largest university; and the economy in Buffalo, as in all the "Rust Belt" cities, was crumbling as the nation entered the postindustrial age. The population was dropping, too, dramatically altering the streets and neighborhoods where the people of this aging metropolis had lived for generations. Like the Jerusalem of Jeremiah's Lamentations, Buffalo was a dying city whose gates were desolate and whose people were embittered.

It is here that Mark Goldman's City on the Lake takes up its story. Goldman analyzes the factors that contributed to the city's decline and describes the efforts of its leaders and citizens to restore Buffalo to its former vitality. Goldman presents the facts - like the immigration patterns in Old Buffalo and the intricate details of the city's 1976 desegregation case - but he also introduces us to the people of Buffalo and puts the city's history into context by interweaving it with the colorful ethnic patchwork of its day-to-day life.

By the end of this careful analysis, Goldman's narrative is one of hope. The 1980s witnessed the slow but sure calming of ethnic strife, a new mandate for quality education, and the revitalization of downtown. Goldman believes that the grandeur of Buffalo's past will be recaptured and that Buffalonians are dedicated to building "new gates for the old city."

Biographie de l'auteur :

Mark Goldman (Buffalo, NY), a successful entrepreneur who has played a major role in revitalizing the cultural life of downtown Buffalo, is the author of City on the Edge: Buffalo, New York. More on Mark Goldman, City on the Edge, and City on the Lake can be found at: www.markgoldman-buffalony.com

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Description du livre Prometheus Books, United States, 1990. Hardback. État : New. 208 x 135 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. For more than a hundred years, Buffalo was one of the world s great industrial cities. Its grand office buildings and stately mansions overlooked a metropolis that was the eleventh largest industrial center in the United States, the third largest producer of steel, and the largest inland port. Its diverse ethnic heritage, represented by sizable enclaves of Irish, Italians, Poles, Jews, Germans, and African-Americans, gave the city a vibrant sense of community. But by the early 1970 s, all of that had changed. Unrest in the inner city had led to riots; student protests had shut down the city s largest university; and the economy in Buffalo, as in all the Rust Belt cities, was crumbling as the nation entered the postindustrial age. The population was dropping, too, dramatically altering the streets and neighborhoods where the people of this aging metropolis had lived for generations. Like the Jerusalem of Jeremiah s Lamentations, Buffalo was a dying city whose gates were desolate and whose people were embittered. It is here that Mark Goldman s City on the Lake takes up its story. Goldman analyzes the factors that contributed to the city s decline and describes the efforts of its leaders and citizens to restore Buffalo to its former vitality. Goldman presents the facts - like the immigration patterns in Old Buffalo and the intricate details of the city s 1976 desegregation case - but he also introduces us to the people of Buffalo and puts the city s history into context by interweaving it with the colorful ethnic patchwork of its day-to-day life. By the end of this careful analysis, Goldman s narrative is one of hope. The 1980s witnessed the slow but sure calming of ethnic strife, a new mandate for quality education, and the revitalization of downtown. Goldman believes that the grandeur of Buffalo s past will be recaptured and that Buffalonians are dedicated to building new gates for the old city. N° de réf. du libraire AAC9780879755799

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Description du livre Prometheus Books, United States, 1990. Hardback. État : New. 208 x 135 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. For more than a hundred years, Buffalo was one of the world s great industrial cities. Its grand office buildings and stately mansions overlooked a metropolis that was the eleventh largest industrial center in the United States, the third largest producer of steel, and the largest inland port. Its diverse ethnic heritage, represented by sizable enclaves of Irish, Italians, Poles, Jews, Germans, and African-Americans, gave the city a vibrant sense of community. But by the early 1970 s, all of that had changed. Unrest in the inner city had led to riots; student protests had shut down the city s largest university; and the economy in Buffalo, as in all the Rust Belt cities, was crumbling as the nation entered the postindustrial age. The population was dropping, too, dramatically altering the streets and neighborhoods where the people of this aging metropolis had lived for generations. Like the Jerusalem of Jeremiah s Lamentations, Buffalo was a dying city whose gates were desolate and whose people were embittered. It is here that Mark Goldman s City on the Lake takes up its story. Goldman analyzes the factors that contributed to the city s decline and describes the efforts of its leaders and citizens to restore Buffalo to its former vitality. Goldman presents the facts - like the immigration patterns in Old Buffalo and the intricate details of the city s 1976 desegregation case - but he also introduces us to the people of Buffalo and puts the city s history into context by interweaving it with the colorful ethnic patchwork of its day-to-day life. By the end of this careful analysis, Goldman s narrative is one of hope. The 1980s witnessed the slow but sure calming of ethnic strife, a new mandate for quality education, and the revitalization of downtown. Goldman believes that the grandeur of Buffalo s past will be recaptured and that Buffalonians are dedicated to building new gates for the old city. N° de réf. du libraire AAC9780879755799

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Description du livre Prometheus Books. Hardback. État : new. BRAND NEW, City on the Lake: The Challenge of Change in Buffalo, New York, Mark Goldman, For more than a hundred years, Buffalo was one of the world's great industrial cities. Its grand office buildings and stately mansions overlooked a metropolis that was the eleventh largest industrial centre in the United States, the third largest producer of steel, and the largest inland port. Its diverse ethnic heritage, represented by sizeable enclaves of Irish, Italians, Poles, Jews, Germans, and African-Americans, gave the city a vibrant sense of community. But by the early 1970's, all of that had changed. Unrest in the inner city had led to riots; student protests had shut down the city's largest university; and the economy in Buffalo, as in all the 'Rust Belt' cities, was crumbling as the nation entered the post-industrial age. The population was dropping, too, dramatically altering the streets and neighbourhoods where the people of this ageing metropolis had lived for generations. Like the Jerusalem of Jeremiah's "Lamentations", Buffalo was a dying city whose gates were desolate and whose people were embittered. It is here that Mark Goldman's "City on the Lake" takes up its story. Goldman analyses the factors that contributed to the city's decline and describes the efforts of its leaders and citizens to restore Buffalo to its former vitality. Goldman presents the facts - like the immigration patterns in Old Buffalo and the intricate details of the city's 1976 desegregation case - and he also introduces us to the people of Buffalo and puts the city's history into context by interweaving it with the colourful ethnic patchwork of its day-to-day life. By the end of this careful analysis, Goldman's narrative is one of hope. The 1980s witnessed the slow but sure calming of ethnic strife, a new mandate for quality education, and the revitalisation of downtown. Goldman believes that the grandeur of Buffalo's past will be recaptured and that Buffalonians are dedicated to building 'new gates for the old city'. N° de réf. du libraire B9780879755799

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