Revitalization Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

A forward-thinking developer from Starksville, MS who has helped transform entire city neighborhoods there by refurbishing old homes and practicing good urban design principles talks about revitalization.
September 3, 2003, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Camp's point is that cities make mistakes when they buy into the old ideas of urban renewal: tearing down old homes, creating shovel-ready sites where developers build big houses and buildings with big parking ramps.Camp believes in building small but attractive homes - or rehabbing existing homes - often side by side, in an effort to create population density. He believes homes should be as close to the street as possible, and cars should be hidden from view if one must have a car. "

Thanks to Robert Karrow

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Published on Saturday, August 30, 2003 in The Buffalo News
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