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Organizational behavior

Sociology

1994

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Full-Text Articles in Urban Studies

Preservation Society Is A National Leader, Chester Smolski Oct 1994

Preservation Society Is A National Leader, Chester Smolski

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"In the summer of 1977, I was impressed to hear of the good works performed by the Providence Preservation Society at a meeting of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, which preserves and restores historic buildings and sites of that world city."


The Portland Of The Pacific Beguiles, Chester Smolski Sep 1994

The Portland Of The Pacific Beguiles, Chester Smolski

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"When Amos Lovejoy of Boston and Francis Pettygrove of Portland sought to name the clearing in the Oregon forest called 'Stumptown' (because of the tree stumps remaining from frequent fires set by the Indians), each wanted to honor the New England city from which he came. By the toss of a coin, Pettygrove was the winner, and the Portland of the Northeast had its counterpart in the Portland of the Northwest."


We All Benefit From A Clean Providence, Chester Smolski Jul 1994

We All Benefit From A Clean Providence, Chester Smolski

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"Walking along the newly relocated Woonasquatucket River and observing the new walks, roadways and bridges, one cannot help but be impressed by this continuing evidence of the revitalization of the capital city's downtown. Equally impressive is the general overall cleanliness of this area and the rest of the city center. It was not always so."


Growing Old: A Look At Rhode Island, Chester Smolski Apr 1994

Growing Old: A Look At Rhode Island, Chester Smolski

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"The series of lectures and discussions on 'Growing Old in America' recently held at Brown University brought together authorities from across the country to examine some of the issues confronting our aging society.

Ranging from health care to business opportunities to life after 60, the aged in America represent a growing number of citizens who must be considered from may different perspectives: this the speakers did on a national level. But what of Rhode Island?"