Hank Dittmar

The late Hank Dittmar advised governments, companies and communities all over the world on making cities and towns more liveable and resilient. He served as chief executive of The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment in London, board chair of the Congress for the New Urbanism, and president and CEO of Reconnecting America.

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The Pink Zone – where small is possible

The Pink Zone is a tool for concentrating resources to enable small-scale, community-centered revitalization. It defines an area of focus, leverages a suite of tools, and provides a community platform to gather resources and make commitments.
HANK DITTMAR, BRIAN FALKDEC. 1, 2016
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Vital little plans: Jane Jacobs in the age of global capitalism and rent seeking

After all these years, Jacobs's thinking still contrasts starkly with the planning and economic orthodoxy of assembling large sites for master development and subsidizing the likes of Amazon.
HANK DITTMARNOV. 17, 2017
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Vital little plans: Jane Jacobs in the age of global capitalism and rent seeking

After all these years, Jacobs's thinking still contrasts starkly with the planning and economic orthodoxy of assembling large sites for master development and subsidizing the likes of Amazon.
HANK DITTMARNOV. 17, 2017