study of subdivision development in the Detroit metropolitan area.
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Published by Michigan Planning Commission in Lansing, Mich .
Written in English



  • Michigan,
  • Detroit.


  • Land subdivision -- Michigan -- Detroit.,
  • Cities and towns -- Growth.,
  • City planning.,
  • Real property -- Michigan -- Detroit.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHD268.D6 A5 1939
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 38 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6408135M
LC Control Number40028160

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