Norquist's Remedy

John Norquist, former mayor of Milwaukee, encourages developers to avoid sprawl and consider mixed-use development.
May 9, 2004, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Norquist is credited with pushing for revitalization of Milwaukee's urban center. Recognizing that high-speed thoroughfares only deteriorate property values and lead to the decline of urban centers, Norquist helped push to remove part of an elevated freeway in Milwaukee. It led to a resurgence of development.

Norquist urges developers and city planners to shy away from urban sprawl and use mixed development in city centers, incorporating retail, restaurants and residential homes."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Friday, May 7, 2004 in Pensacola NewsJournal


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