Community / Economic Development

May 21, 2003, 5am PDT
The surge in high-poverty inner-city neighborhoods reversed in the 1990s, but hidden problems remain.
The Brookings Institution
May 20, 2003, 2pm PDT
California's heritage is used to sell tourism in the state.
The Los Angeles Times
May 20, 2003, 1pm PDT
Team owners are meeting in Philadelphia. Insiders say the league will review proposals to renovate or build a new stadium in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times
May 13, 2003, 9am PDT
In name of safety, a California town tries to ban parolees.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 12, 2003, 2pm PDT
The Columbia Pike Initiative has established a planning framework for the first construction for small business in 40 years.
Washington Business Journal
May 10, 2003, 6pm PDT
Miami mayor Manny Diaz is closing down illegal housing as part of his campaign to revitalize the city.
The Miami Herald
May 8, 2003, 9am PDT
Light rail has transformed one of Denver's most dangerous neighborhoods.
The Denver Post
May 8, 2003, 7am PDT
Philanthropist Robert Thompson is donating $10 million to knock down 1,399 abandoned properties in Detroit.
The Detroit Free Press
May 7, 2003, 4am PDT
As more churches in Britain fall silent, their empty edifices are finding new life as nightclubs, bagpipe training centers, theaters, pubs, and museums.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 6, 2003, 1pm PDT
Infill -- when it's good, it's very good. When it's bad, the developer should be excised.
The Rocky Mountain News
May 6, 2003, 5am PDT
San Francisco is converting empty office buildings left over from the dot-com boom into housing.
The San Francisco Chronicle
May 5, 2003, 1pm PDT
By using the Internet, local police departments are able to communicate with the community much more effectively.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 5, 2003, 7am PDT
Rio de Janeiro signed a contract last week to build a Guggenheim museum. But the urban revival plan is assailed.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 4, 2003, 11am PDT
The Village of Elwood turns a faltering economy into what could become one of the richest transportation hub communities in the Midwest.
Northwest Indiana News
May 1, 2003, 1pm PDT
Ohio State is trying to improve its neighborhood by transforming a 7.4-acre site into a mixed-use project intended both to attract shoppers and stimulate investment.
The New York Times
May 1, 2003, 10am PDT
A Georgia town struggles to fight growth by documenting its African American cultural past.
The Los Angeles Times
April 29, 2003, 9am PDT
Mayor Nickels hopes $570 million in infrastructure in South Lake Union will create a biotech hotbed.
The Seattle Times
April 29, 2003, 8am PDT
A huge development in the center of Sacramento will include 3,000 homes and acres of shopping at the site of a historic rail yard.
The Los Angeles Times
April 25, 2003, 2pm PDT
In Austin's most controversial retail project, the national chain bookstore Borders faced serious opposition from independent businesses, activists, and community leaders.
The Austin Chronicle
April 25, 2003, 6am PDT
A modern day version of Rockefeller Center debuts in Tokyo, Japan.
The Los Angeles Times