Urban Revitalization

Bloomberg Philanthropies will fund an "Innovation Delivery Team" in Los Angeles to approach the challenge of revitalizing urban neighborhoods while also creating improvements for existing populations.
Mar 10, 2015   The Planning Report
The politics of urban highways will play out in Dallas in the coming years. A new political action committee, the Coalition for a New Dallas, will push for I-345 between downtown and Deep Ellum to be torn down.
Feb 10, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Recent attention from National Geographic justified fans of Oklahoma City ready to include the city among the world's best cities.
Feb 5, 2015   The Journal Record (OK)
Journalist's Resource provides a one-stop shop for research on the subject of policies to regenerate urban areas once in decline.
Feb 4, 2015   Journalist's Resource
Los Angeles officials are hoping to create an "Infrastructure Financing District" (i.e., tax increment financing) to help finance ambitious goals for revitalizing and restoring the Los Angeles River.
Jan 22, 2015   Los Angeles Times
A Dallas Morning News column illustrates the evolution of Austin by exploring the changes in the neighborhoods along the city's famous Sixth Street corridor.
Jan 17, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
An ambitious Florida real estate developer has a plan to remake Atlantic City into a family-friendly destination by investing $500 million of his own money.
Jan 15, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
Los Angeles Dodger Senior Vice President of Planning and Development Janet Marie Smith reflects on her efforts to breathe new life into downtowns through sports stadiums.
Dec 23, 2014   The Planning Report
Jared Green asks the billion dollar question for economic developers and planning agencies throughout the United States: is urban revitalization of neighborhoods possible without the subsequent gentrification and displacement of current residents?
Oct 18, 2014   ASLA The Dirt
Congress Heights, in Washington D.C., has suffered decades of neglect. Now, city planners and activists want to transform it into a mixed-use, mixed-income success story. What if it doesn't work? What if it works too well?
Oct 8, 2014   Elevation DC
Aaron Renn recently explored Columbus, Ohio, where he found a city fueled by growth and doing many things right, but lacking the differentiation it merits among the country's urban marketplaces.
May 27, 2014   Urbanophile