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This issue of Review of Applied Urban Research features "Omaha's Central Business District."

As Omaha is the dominant City of the metropolitan area, the Central Business District (CBD) is the focus of Omaha. Historically it has enjoyed this distinction by virtue of its location and by the fact it contains the area's concentration of government, office, finance, cultural, entertainment, and general commercial activities. As Omaha has undergone great change in recent years so has the Central Business District. This report summarizes the findings of a six month study which had as its primary purpose that of determining the impact of traditional business districts on the City and the metropolitan area. The research presented in this report treats only the Central Business District, with particular reference to the commercial sector, its changing character, attitudes of residents and businessmen, conclusions and suggested legislation to encourage revitalization.