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2.
Noun:
The often difficult process of renewing the urban areas of a city to "renew them". Also the TeRm of rEnewing ones self bY making themselves look good through hard work and much time.
I went through urban renewal this morning before school.
by TKISLC January 08, 2011
 
1.
the intentional torching of abandoned or undesirable properties or structures in the hood.
Tom: the crack house looks nasty yo.

Bill: I'll be doin some urban renewal tonight after your mom leaves.
by whiteboyinthehoodyo May 21, 2009