Urban Renewal

The Denver Post reports on a growing backlash against urban renewal authority in Colorado.
Jul 21, 2015   The Denver Post
An article in City Observatory's City Commentary sheds light on an underreported fact of life in some parts of the country: suburban displacement.
Jul 16, 2015   City Commentary
Philadelphia Housing Authority will use eminent domain to redevelop a huge swath of vacant properties in the Sharswood neighborhood.
Jun 12, 2015   Philadelphia Inquirer
Some think of May 4 as Star Wars day, others remember May 4 as the birthday of Jane Jacobs. Charles Marohn suggests that May 4 should now be known as "Urban Renewal Remembrance Day."
May 4, 2015   Strong Towns
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 neutral capital "district" may have sounded like a fine idea in the early 1800s. Today, Washington, D.C.—the burgeoning city, not the political fabrication—is crippled by the whims of Congress and a host of anti-urban policies.
Feb 6, 2015   Next City
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
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
Researchers at the Institute for Quality Communities at the University of Oklahoma prepared a set of images to show the indelible impact of mid-20th century urban renewal on Midwestern cities.
Dec 18, 2014   Institute for Quality Communities
Massachusetts is funding a placemaking initiative to renew its old industrial gateway cities. Available funds are only $16 million, but there's a plan to make the money go a long way.
Dec 5, 2014   Boston Globe
Despite a veto by Governor Jerry Brown, California’s Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins should keep trying to pass legislation to encourage preservation, says Bay area preservation architect Jerri Holan.
Oct 24, 2014   UrbDeZine