downtown revitalization

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
San Francisco Chronicle Architecture Critic John King dives into the economic and planning dynamics behind the remarkable transformation of 10th and Mission in San Francisco.
Jan 3, 2015   The San Francisco Chronicle
The Salt Lake Tribune looked at the development plans made possible by the West Side Master Plan for Salt Lake City.
Jan 3, 2015   Salt Lake City Tribune
An ongoing planning effort in Oklahoma City would revitalize a neighborhood adjacent to the city's downtown core long neglected by bad planning.
Oct 16, 2014   Streetsblog USA
Christopher Hawthorne details the finalized master plan for Los Angeles' remodel of its historic Union Station, saying the master plan positions the station to be a hub of activity in a remade city.
Sep 29, 2014   Los Angeles Times
With the neighborhoods north of Pennsylvania Avenue booming, there are still stretches of "America's Main Street" that have escaped the revitalization.
Jul 18, 2014   The Washington Post
The city of Clearwater in Tampa Bay has a "sleepy" downtown, much of which is owned by the Church of Scientology. Can investments by the city revive its downtown, as it did with $30 million worth of investments in Clearwater Beach?
Jul 7, 2014   Tampa Bay Times
The city of Springdale, Arkansas is hoping to leverage plans for the Razorback Greenway into a downtown revival.
Jul 6, 2014   Arkansas Business
Even cities without an official program for revitalizing their downtowns can take steps to transform their urban cores into a collection of vibrant places. The urbanSCALE website has collected a list of such strategies.
Feb 26, 2014   urbanSCALE
Minneapolis is working to turn the deteriorating Nicollet Mall into a vibrant public space—even hiring James Corner Field Operations (of High-Line fame) as designer. Will the revitalization of the area require the removal of the mall’s four skyways?
Feb 6, 2014   Minneapolis Post
Heather Haddon examines the effect that the Garden State's prohibition-era liquor laws, which restrict the number of liquor licenses per town, are having on efforts to revitalize small downtowns across New Jersey.
Apr 16, 2013   The Wall Street Journal