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(US), neighborhood
Maths the set of all points whose distance from a given point is less than a specified value


A relatively small area in a town with sufficient binding character, such as architectural or social unity or clear boundaries, so that it is recognized as an entity by residents and outsiders alike. Usually an area in which all parts are within easy walking distance from one another, and having a diverse range of building types, thoroughfares, and public open spaces accommodating a variety of human activity.
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Housing mobility programs are a departure from the standard way households sort into neighborhoods and therefore provide some of the best evidence on neighborhood effects.
Swett insists that "political radicalism was foremost a local response to the erosion of cultural norms and power structures in Berlin's neighborhoods rather than the product of party control and ideology"(p.
Issues of neighborhood scale would be left to private neighborhood associations, which in turn might outsource most services to private companies.
The Encore neighborhood at Rivington is for those 55 and older.
Some people, like longtime activist Kale Williams, who marched alongside King during Chicago's open housing marches, suggest that King would be far from overjoyed if he saw that most of the city's neighborhoods display the racial sameness as they did in 1966.
6) For their purposes, the authors suggest that at any point in time, a neighborhood can exist primarily in one of three.
Center director Nicole Lurie says it may be possible to understand how neighborhood environments influence the development of disease by examining predisease markers of cumulative biological stress, including hormonal reactions and inflammatory and endocrine markers.
Today, a stroll through the neighborhood reveals a host of thriving developments that contribute to the economic vitality, of the area.
The population remaining in the neighborhood will therefore mainly consist of the older and the poor.
We poured blood, sweat, and tears into that neighborhood and we would have loved to have stayed, but it just didn't feel safe anymore," Charland says.
Needless to say, the neighborhood mom and pop shop owners were usually not keen to give their consent to the opening of large, modern, clean stores, often with on-site parking, longer hours and selling a greater variety of products less expensively than mom and pop ever could.

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