New Urbanists Divided On Use Of Eminent Domain

Some link property condemnation with failed renewal projects; others see eminent domain as an essential tool.
August 29, 2005, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"The US Supreme Court’s June decision upholding the use of eminent domain for a “public purpose” such as urban economic development has touched off strong disagreement on whether New Urbanism should endorse or reject the government’s power of condemnation."

Thanks to Karenn Gobrecht

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Published on Friday, August 26, 2005 in New Urban News
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