Waterfronts Revitalized Across U.S.
"...pushes to make the best use of waterfront -- in many cases, prime real estate that often has been overlooked or neglected -- are playing outâ€¦as communities are awakening to their shorelines as natural development opportunities, one observer says.
'Waterfront is magic when it comes to revitalization,' said Doyle Hyatt of Hyatt-Palma, a national consulting firm specializing in helping revive business districts. 'People are drawn to water. And in the past 20 to 30 years, people have realized the significance of rivers to transform and mesmerize cities.'"