Legacy Cities as Resilient Cities

A new report by the National League of Cities suggests that Michigan’s Legacy’s cities, impacted by economic decline, physical deterioration, population and job loss, may be rising to the challenge and showing resilience based on the responses of local actors. Building on two previous foreclosure resiliency studies (from 2010 and 2011), the current study sought to identify foundational
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2012 Virginia APA Conference

Looking to catch a few AICP credits, escape the heat, take in the beautiful Virginia countryside, and most importantly, learn how the Cities in Transition typology and strategies apply right here to Virginia cities? The afternoon economic development session will cover manyresearch insights from the Cities in Transition: A guide for practicing planners PAS report. Well it’s not to late
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2012 Reclaiming Vacant Properities Conference

This past June (2012), the Center for Community Progress held the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference in New Orleans. Along with 600 practitioners, stakeholders and academics the conference shared experiences and struggles in communities across the U.S. and beyond, working to transform vacant and abandoned property into reclaimed and productive uses. Think you missed out on
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