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New opportunities for a changing economy

New opportunities for a changing economy

summary report of the citywide industry study

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Published by Dept. of City Planning] in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industries -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDepartment of City Planning, New York City ; [Richard L. Schaffer, director]
    ContributionsSchaffer, Richard L, New York (N.Y.). Dept. of City Planning
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14990341M


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