urban renewal

This page is about the collocation urban renewal

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


the renewal of poor parts of a city by improving services and attracting investment

For example

  • The city's urban renewal policy was a great success.

  • Our neighbourhood was like a war zone until the council's urban renewal program saved it.

Also "urban regeneration"

Quick Quiz

The aim of an urban renewal program is to

a. create poor areas

b. destroy poor areas

c. transform poor areas

Contributor: Matt Errey