Chicago Intensive: Tackling Vacant Properties

Looking for a professional development? Want to visit Chicago? Here’s a way to do both. Join  national experts Alan Mallach, Joe Schilling, and Terry Schwarz for an intensive workshop, Tackling the Challenges of Vacant Properties, on November 8 and 9. The workshop – part of APA’s Planner’s Training Service – will dive into a number of issues,
-> Continue reading Chicago Intensive: Tackling Vacant Properties

Turning Blight into Beauty?

According to the article, “Abandoned homes are the future: Imaginative ideas turn blight into beauty,” vacant property renaissance is a technique that cities are using to fight back to establish a revitalized urban landscape. Land banks, at the center of this renaissance, are a “city authority that can take control over thousands of abandoned
-> Continue reading Turning Blight into Beauty?