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9.4.07 - PPD 439 Impact of built environment Enclosures...

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PPD 439 04/09/2007 20:05:00 Impact of built environment Enclosures Slums o Major slums in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, etc. major East Coast  cities o Charles Dickens wrote about these o Many thought if better housing was provided then the bad acts of the  poor would stop, ie. Drinking, prostitution, thievery, etc. Health Safety Financial Overall quality of life Social development o Home is the physical environment where we experience most of our  emotions Jacob Riis Took pictures of the east coast slums and exposed the conditions. Wrote How the Other Half Lives National Housing Association Started in New York Distributed pamphlets and such on specific housing issues First national housing advocacy group Had chapters all over the country including in LA Catherine Bauer Worked with Labor Housing Conference and the AFL
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2008 for the course PPD 439 taught by Professor Breidenbach during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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