downtown revitalization

The Quicken Loans founder and real estate mogul now controls 78 downtown properties. His investment choices can set the tone for life in what used to be an abandoned city center.
Sep 13, 2015   Detroit Free Press
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Building on its physical assets, city planners are succeeding in efforts to bring vitality to the Uptown district in Oakland, CA by supporting new housing development and enlivening what was once a preeminent arts and entertainment district. Uptown's assets are its good bones: a grid pattern of s Blog Post
Aug 31, 2015   By Linda Day
Earning negative press as a put-America-back-to-work campaign stop, the Ohio city also suffered from reported connections to crime. Now private developers are working alongside Youngstown State to bring people back.
Jun 11, 2015   New York Times
Not every city is benefitting from downtown revitalization in the same way, so the U.S. EPA has released a new report offering strategies for in fill development in "distressed" communities.
Jun 9, 2015   U.S. EPA
A new park and lots of new development will follow the under-construction stadium for the Vikings on the eastern side of Minneapolis urban core.
Apr 16, 2015   Minneapolis Star Tribune
Social media outcry has altered the street configuration of Harvey and Hudson avenues in the rejuvenated neighborhood of Midtown in Oklahoma City.
Apr 15, 2015   NewsOK
A new talking point to support the idea of a comeback for Detroit: brisk business and new investment in the Downtown hotel market.
Apr 7, 2015   Detroit Free Press
Exploring an effort to revitalize the downtown of the city of Fresno—an agricultural town in the Central Valley of California.
Mar 23, 2015   The Atlantic
Lines between public and private blur as Flats East Bank takes on the mantle of a special tax district. If the measure goes through to completion, revenue will be used to fund public improvements.
Feb 25, 2015   Cleveland Plain Dealer
A housing report by analyzing Philadelphia's Center City enunciates an obstacle facing many cities in the throes of downtown revitalization: What happens when Millennials don't come home to roost?
Feb 20, 2015   Philadelphia
Here's an experiment worth watching: Bakerfield's Downtown Business Development Corporation (DBDC) has launched a crowdfunding website in the hopes of seeing its urban design plans come to fruition.
Feb 14, 2015   Indiegogo