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Old 02-10-2017, 08:06 PM
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In what cities did ethnic groups during the mass suburbanization/white flight of the postwar years move in a more concentrated fashion and recreate new enclaves, and in what cities did they totally disperse?

The NYC area is a good example of new enclaves emerging in the suburbs, when one thinks of the Italian enclaves that emerged in Long Island and Westchester as well as outside Newark (Nutley, Belleville etc.) In the Bay Area, it seems that ethnic groups pretty much dispersed and melted into the pot; Italian Americans in San Francisco didn't move in a concentrated manner AFAIK.

Other suburban extensions I can think of:

Boston (Italians went north I believe, the "Irish Riviera" developed on the South Shore)

Buffalo (Polish American suburb of Cheektowaga, Kenmore is largely Italian American)

Chicago (Poles moved to the NW suburbs and this area was revitalized by post-1980 Polish immigrants)

Cleveland (Parma has a Slavic flavor, while Mayfield Heights is heavily Italian American)

Philadelphia (Italians seemed slower to leave than other cities but seem to prefer NJ over the PA suburbs)
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Old 02-14-2017, 07:14 PM
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In Denver, a lot of Italians moved from the west side of the city to the close-in western suburbs.
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Old 02-14-2017, 08:34 PM
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New Orleans had a Chinatown in the current CBD, which moved to Bourbon St until the depression hit. Now most of the Chinese moved to Metiairie and Kenner.
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Old 02-15-2017, 06:09 AM
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In Baltimore, the Italians tended to move first to neighborhoods like Highlandtown and Patterson Park (where my grandparents grew up) and then to east side suburbs like Dundalk, Rosedale, Parkville, Carney, and White Marsh/Perry Hall, although some of the more well off moved to nicer WASP areas like Towson and the Falls Rd. area.

The Jews originated just north of Little Italy in the old Jonestown neighborhood around E. Lombard and Baltimore Streets, before soon moving to northwest side neighborhoods in the early 20th century (Reservoir Hill, Park Circle, and other areas near Druid Hill Park), then continuing up Resistertown Road and Park Heights Avenues up through Owings Mills and Reisertown, with Pikesville (heavily settled just after WWII with some interwar housing stock mixed in) being Baltimore's most traditionally Jewish suburb.
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