Neighborhood Revitalization

The #LoveThatLot campaign is the Center for Community progress' way of celebrating the hard work of transforming vacant, blighted properties into neighborhood assets and amenities.
5 days ago   Center for Community Progress
The comeback story for the city of Philadelphia's oldest neighborhood—Old City—displays the power of community organization and deliberate planning.
Jan 26, 2016   Philadelphia
A historic corner of Louisville is getting a makeover as a cultural district for the 21st century. The $28 million already has preliminary approval for $7.2 million state tourism tax credits.
Dec 20, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity has already been hard at work renovating homes and improving communities, with an ambitious goal to renovate 100 more homes in the next three years.
Dec 1, 2015   Cleveland.com
The latest round of funding for the Choice Neighborhoods program adds a new component—"Planning and Action Grants."
Nov 26, 2015   Next City
A new study examines the question of how to achieve neighborhood transformation through the Choice Neighborhoods federal grant program.
Nov 25, 2015   Urban Institute
Planners face the increasing challenge of how to improve economic opportunities for individuals while simultaneously improving urban neighborhoods without triggering gentrification.
Oct 5, 2015   Governing
Unsurprisingly, an editorial titled "Gentrify East New York" provoked a strong response from the public.
Sep 21, 2015   Crain's New York Business
Public and private interests have emerged to revitalize the Queens neighborhood, an inter-modal hub ten miles east of Midtown Manhattan.
Jul 28, 2015   New York Times (Real Estate)
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)
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Some of the most effective solutions in urban design involve the simplest design changes. Revitalizing public housing is difficult, but not impossible, as shown by Ray Gindroz and his team at Urban Design Associates in Norfolk, Virginia. Exclusive
Dec 15, 2014  By Robert Freedman