Community / Economic Development

November 15, 2003, 9am PST
St. Paul is getting a $1 billion project for $75 million.
Pioneer Press
November 15, 2003, 5am PST
New York's Columbus Park doubles as a communal backyard for all of Chinatown.
The New York Times
November 14, 2003, 10am PST
Liquor stores and stop-and-go’s, also known as nuisance businesses, have slipped through a legal loophole to hurt the quality of life in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Weekly
November 12, 2003, 7am PST
North Dakota as a haven for refugees? Diversity arrives, too quickly for some, at doorstep of a homogeneous state.
The Christian Science Monitor
November 11, 2003, 9am PST
Gwinnett County, Georgia is leading the backlash against abandoned superstores.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 11, 2003, 8am PST
Pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, vibrant streets, and a healthy community life are the hallmarks of cities that are attracting young educated talent.
The Washington Post
November 10, 2003, 10am PST
Is a "green" property developer an oxymoron?
November 9, 2003, 1pm PST
Community development professionals debate over the direction community development is headed, and how it should be done.
The Baltimore Sun
November 8, 2003, 1pm PST
Voters in Lakewood, OH rejected the use of public funds for a project involving a controversial use of eminent domain.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
November 7, 2003, 7am PST
A new study conducts a 'literacy profile' of America's 64 largest cities.
University Of Wisconsin, Whitewater
November 7, 2003, 6am PST
A Baltimore County plan would reward developers that substantially incorporate community suggestions into their plans.
The Baltimore Sun
November 4, 2003, 11am PST
Withouth Portland, Oregon would be a conservative, rural Western state. But now, Portland is in trouble.
The Oregonian
November 4, 2003, 8am PST
A dramatic tranformation in Oregon is redrawing the state map into nine diverse regions with different futures.
The Oregonian
November 3, 2003, 11am PST
The new Disney Hall should not be expected to save a downtown that, in many ways, already has a lot going for it. But is arts the cure-all for what is percieved to be an ailing downtown?
The Los Angeles Times
November 3, 2003, 5am PST
Eight members of the so-called "creative class" discuss their work and their reasons for living in Cleveland.
The Cleveland Free Times
October 31, 2003, 1pm PST
Do government housing projects undermine economic development efforts?
Planning and Markets
October 31, 2003, 10am PST
As Americans head to New Zealand for cheap land and beautiful scenery, locals debate the impact of growth.
The Los Angeles Times
October 24, 2003, 12pm PDT
Eminent domain has been a tool used by governmental authorities to advance the public good or for public use, but who decides what is in the public's interest? This story highlights problems inherent to wielding such power.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 24, 2003, 10am PDT
A study analyzes why talent is leaving the Greater Boston area and what can be done to retain the dynamic labor force.
Greater Boston Chamber Of Commerce
October 24, 2003, 7am PDT
Canada's Globe and Mail covers author Richard Florida's talk at the Creative Places + Spaces conference.
The Globe and Mail