|"In 1949, Title I of a new Federal Housing Act codified a new concept---urban renewal---that insured that Washington's role would henceforth be as crucial as City Hall's not only on low-income housing but in most major urban reshapings." (704)|
|Plans for Moses's Cross-Manhattan Expressway that would've connected the East side to the West Side of Manhattan, 12 lanes of traffic that would've gone through 31st street|
|Demolition on Grand St. (LES) as part of Moses's slum clearance circa 1948.|
|Tammany backed mayor William O'Dwyer 1946-1950|
"He and he alone--not the city's people not, not the government officials the people elected to represent them, not the power brokers who dominated some of these officials ---decided what public works would be built, when they would be built and to what design they would be built. He was the supreme power broker" (754).