Has the “Vision for Growing an Inclusive City” Turned into Reality? Open Access Deposited
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When Tony Williams became mayor of the District of Columbia in 1999, the city faced stark economic, demographic, and geographic divisions. Neighborhoods in the upper Northwestern quadrant, on Capitol Hill, and those adjacent to the Montgomery and Prince George’s County borders had stable population sizes and relative affluent residents. However, many neighborhoods elsewhere in the city were still suffering from several decades of blight and abandonment.