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The impact of downtown crossing on commercial activity in downtown Boston. by Boston Redevelopment Authority

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  • Auto Restricted Zone, Boston (Mass.),
  • Business Conditions -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Central Business District.,
  • Downtown Crossing, Boston (Mass.),
  • Pedestrians -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Central Business District.,
  • Consumers -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Central Business District.,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Economic policy -- Central Business District.

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...descrbes the auto-restricted zone in downtown Boston"s central business district and its impact on retail business in the area and the importance of pedestrian foot traffic; includes a table showing number of new business opened by type and those closed (1978-1979); also has a table comparing Faneuil Hall Marketplace/Boylston and Newbury Streets/Downtown Crossing shopper characteristics (sex, age, income, place of residence, mode of transportation, time spent shopping, point of origin, etc.); copies of this item were in the BRA collection...

The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. + tables, maps, bibliography
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23363123M

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