Download e-book for kindle: Battle Creek (Images of Modern America) by Kurt Thornton

By Kurt Thornton

within the Nineteen Sixties, conflict Creek was once a winning commercial city recognized worldwide because the �Cereal urban� a result of area�s biggest employers, the ready-to-eat breakfast nutrients businesses of Ralston meals, the Kellogg corporation, and the publish department of basic meals. As those usual companies started to downsize, automate, and relocate, the group met the hot financial and social demanding situations by means of constructing a downtown pedestrian mall, changing a former army base right into a vivid business park, and merging municipalities into the third-largest urban (by zone) in Michigan. those alterations, in addition to many others, have persevered to steer this Midwestern group into the twenty first century.

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