Philadelphia"s skid row, a demonstration in human renewal
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Philadelphia"s skid row, a demonstration in human renewal an interim report : prepared for the Redevelopment Authority of the city of Philadelphia by Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Center.

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Published by The Center in Philadelphia .
Written in English



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  • Philadelphia.


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Edition Notes

Statementby the Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Center.
ContributionsPhiladelphia. Redevelopment Authority.
LC ClassificationsHT177.P47 D52 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4588553M
LC Control Number77350524

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