Revitalization

Revitalizing Cincinnati's Historic Over-the-Rhine (Part 3 - Exciting Progress Portends a National Model)

This was going to be the final installment of my miniseries about Cincinnati's remarkable Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, but I'm on too much of a roll to finish today. ... read more »

Revitalizing Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine (Part 2 - the Neighborhood's Assets)

Last week I wrote the first installment of my miniseries about Cincinnati’s remarkable Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. ... read more »

Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine, On the Verge

Cincinnati’s historic and very centrally located Over-the-Rhine neighborhood is poised to become one of America’s greatest revitalization stories, in the process creating a national exemplar of gr ... read more »

My Favorite Revitalization Story: the Rebirth of Old North St. Louis

My view is that no other single category of activity is more important to sustainable development than revitalization. ... read more »

Funky Manayunk Tour

There are ghosts in Manayunk. This once-thriving mill town northwest of Philadelphia died in the mid-1960s when the King of Prussia Mall was built about 12 miles away. ... read more »

Old City Tour

William Penn, the Quaker who in 1682 established the new city of Philadelphia based on the concept of religious freedom, was no urbanist. ... read more »