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Title Convention center follies : politics, power, and public investment in American cities / Heywood T. Sanders.
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2014.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 514 pages)
Series American business, politics, and society
American business, politics, and society.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
In English.
Print version record.
Subject City promotion -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Convention facilities -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Convention facilities -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Congresses and conventions -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Congresses and conventions -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
United States.
Genre Case studies.
Contents The race to build -- Building boom -- Paying for the box -- Promises and realities -- They will come ... and spend -- Missing impact -- From economics to politics -- Chicago: bolstering the business district -- Atlanta: enhancing property values -- St. Louis: protection from erosion -- The cities business builds.
Other Title Print version: Sanders, Heywood T., 1948- Convention center follies. 1st ed. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2014 9780812245776