The New Downtowns

Major cities have renewed their focus on historic downtowns. But what about newer places which never had a downtown?

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September 22, 2000, 9:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"One of the most remarkable real estate developments of the past decade has been the resurgence of traditional downtowns. This is true not only for major cities such as Chicago, Boston, San Francisco or New York, but also for many older suburban communities, such as Alhambra, California, Downers' Grove, Illinois or Bellmore, Long Island, which have refurbished their old Main Street districts. But what about newer places that never had a downtown? "

Thanks to Chris Steins

Thursday, September 21, 2000 in REIS


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