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Camden, N.J. Demolition begins at Riverfront prison, opening waterfront, one mile from downtown Philly.Submitted by Michael McAteer on Thu, 12/17/2009 - 3:57pm
The demolition of the 24-year-old facility, state and local officials vowed on Wednesday, marks a brighter future for the city.
At that point, town officials will have to decide whether they can allow Towne Center to go ahead as planned or must require Fieldstone to integrate low-income units into the development, risking the
“If the commission and the office are allowed to atrophy beyond their already compromised condition, the entire state planning process — and everything it has stood for over the past 22 years —
CAMDEN, N.J.( NY TIMES ) — Corporations redevelop their homes all the time, but few efforts have been as closely watched...Submitted by Michael McAteer on Wed, 10/07/2009 - 2:07pm
Campbell Soup Co. to replace old blight with new blight. I am seeking comments and opinion from CNU members and staff on appropriateness of Campbell's plans.-M. McAteer
Under the program, people can receive low-interest, 30- or 40-year fixed-rate loans in exchange for buying their first home in the town where they work.
According to NJ State Senator Gordon's office on Sept. 15, 2009, NJ Gov. Corzine killed Smart Growth in NJ as soon as he came into office years ago, and it has been dead ever since. Sen.
NY Times: Atlanta becoming the first major city to knock down all it's Public Housing. Concentrating poverty very destructive."Submitted by Michael McAteer on Mon, 06/22/2009 - 8:32pm
Atlanta is nearing a very different record: becoming the first major city to knock them ( Public Housing )all down.
Camden's Riverfront State Prison,as of yesterday, had exactly 30 inmates - down from 1,100 last year. In January, Gov.
See a Google Earth Map, Location and Transportation Assets of an Entire City Declared "In Need of Redevelopment"Submitted by Michael McAteer on Thu, 06/04/2009 - 9:55am
Google Earth Map Location and Transportation Assets of an Entire City Declared "In Need of Redevelopment"
Americans’ desire — and need — for new cars may be cooling. “Something had to change,” he added. “You just can’t keep going with that many cars.”Lifestyles have changed, too.