Category for Redevelopment

  1. Positive Economic Returns from Stormwater Management: 3 Case Studies

    Now that we are in the heat of summer, the issue of stormwater management boils down to too much of a good thing, or not a drop in sight....
  2. How to Revive a Neighborhood – Advice from an Artist in the Trenches

    https://www.ted.com/talks/theaster_gates_how_to_revive_a_neighborhood_with_imagination_beauty_and_art It may be one of the most challenging urban planning and design problems of the 21st century - how to remediate the ill effects of past policies, practices and injustices...
  3. Green Space: Health Benefits & Stormwater Management Rolled Into One!

    http://urbanland.uli.org/sustainability/harvesting-value-water-green-infrastructure-manages-stormwater-enhances-property-values/?utm_source=mm&utm_medium=link&utm_content=050817ul&utm_campaign=stormwater Access to green space is uplifting to the human spirit, and conveys real, measurable health benefits. Proximity to green space is proven to add value through increased property values. So,...
  4. Your City: Renters vs. Owners?

    Renters vs. OwnersDuring the past two years serving as a Planning Commissioner for my city, public debate over home owners versus renters is frequent. Invariably, older, established home owners do...
  5. Reimagining the Mall

    Randall Park Mall, Cleveland Randall Park Mall, Cleveland There are many struggling retail malls across the US, some shuttered, some limping along and not competing well in the retail marketplace. The strong...
  6. Get Urban Retail Right!

    Communities want "good" retail to attract and retain residents and visitors, to boost their tax base and to provide services to local residents within a walkable environment. I am essentially talking about "Main Street" pedestrian focused retail. Unfortunately, many downtown Main...
  7. Restaurants Really Can Determine the Fate of Cities …

    This is a great article on the importance of downtown restaurants to economic development (source: The Atlantic, CityLab). Here in Provo, where efforts to revitalize downtown are ongoing, a burgeoning restaurant and music scene is beginning to create synergy....
  8. Blount Street Redevelopment Plan

    The Blount Street redevelopment master plan examines the potential for renovation of existing historic homes, along with strategic residential and mixed-use infill. The redevelopment area is located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, between the Capital District and Historic Oakwood. A...
  9. Union City LCI Master Plan

    Union Station mall was shuttered in 2010 and is sited just south of Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson Intl. airport. The study site encompasses the closed shopping mall on 60 acres along the busy I-75 corridor. The city of Union City...
  10. City of Forest Park Main Street District Plan

    The City of Forest Park is an established middle class southern city. With the closing of Fort Gillem due to BRAC, and the redevelopment of the post, Forest Park will add 1,427 acres to its footprint. In the meantime,...
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