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Riverfront

September 1, 2019, 5am PDT
One of the city’s biggest assets is its riverfront, but equity and inclusion need to be an important part of what development brings to residents and communities.
The Avenue (Brookings)
October 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Memphis, Tennessee is in the middle of an understated boom focused on downtown development and adaptive reuse.
Curbed
September 17, 2018, 11am PDT
Detroit's Hart Plaza is full of concertgoers during Jazz Fest, but some think the downtown space could serve the city better the rest of the year.
Detroit Free Press
April 9, 2016, 1pm PDT
A sure way to turn out the vote in Eagle, Colorado: hold an election asking for a new sales tax to fund a whitewater play park on the local river. Voters overwhelmingly supported the project.
The Denver Post
April 27, 2014, 7am PDT
A recent article revisits the accomplishments of the Pittsburgh over the past 15 years in revitalizing the waterfronts of the Monongahela, Allegheny and Ohio rivers.
Pittsburgh Magazine
January 17, 2014, 12pm PST
On a site overlooking the Mississippi River's St. Anthony Falls, where Minneapolis' first sushi bar stands, officials are planning the newest addition to the city's Central Riverfront system of parks.
Star Tribune
Blog post
May 9, 2011, 6pm PDT
Johanna Hoffman
February 17, 2011, 1pm PST
The city of Pittsburgh has released a new plan focusing on revitalizing the Allegheny Riverfront, with proposed new housing, retail and public spaces.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette