Ten Principles for Reinventing America's Suburban Business Districts

Ten Principles for Reinventing America's Suburban Business Districts

Environmental Protection Agency


Changing demographics, a time-short population, and traffic congestion are driving the redevelopment of suburban business districts. These social and market trends offer the potential to transform America's surburban business districts into vibrant, pedestrian friendly live-work-shop places, making them the emerging focus of smart growth.

Geoffrey Booth is Director of Retail Development for the Urban Land Institute and co-author of the Urban Land Institute report "Ten Principles for Reinventing America's Suburban Business Districts." He will discuss how reinventing suburban business districts can deal with changing trends and changing needs of the community as well as why the transformation of suburban business districts is "the next
new thing" in overall urban revitalization efforts. Free/no registration.

Previous speaker series lectures can be heard at the following site:

http://www.smartgrowth.org/audio/default.asp

Related Link: Smart Growth Online

For more information contact:

Carlton Eley
Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington
DC 20640
USA

Phone: 202-260-7154
Fax: 202-260-0174
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth

Posted May 20, 2002



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