Anatomy Of A Large Scale Redevelopment Deal

Jon Jerde is negotiating with the city of Sacramento to develop a 240-acre rail yard and Superfund site into a new neighborhood for the capital's downtown.
April 23, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Large-scale urban redevelopment is a specialty for Mall of America architect Jon Jerde, who has designed a range of projects in the U.S., Japan and China... After nearly a century of industrial use, the former Sacramento rail yard, with its warehouses and disused tracks, is a severely contaminated brownfield. Union Pacific is now cleaning up the toxins from portions of the acreage.

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Published on Thursday, April 22, 2004 in The Slatin Report
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