'MAPS' Wraps Up
- Coming home to downtown. Speake, Anne // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;01/04/99, Issue 322403, p22
Cites efforts to revitalize the downtown area of Fresno, California. Significance of the downtown area to the local community; Individuals that have been involved in rebuilding the city's downtown; Facilities to be located in the area.
- City follows sports plan to rejuvenate downtown. Beck // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/04/99, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p62
Focuses on projects to redevelop the downtown area in Indianapolis, Indiana in the 1980s. Groups leading the redevelopment initiative; Sports events and facilities which jump-started downtown renewal.
- Depot deal puts plans for downtown on track. Watt, Katherine // Inside Tucson Business;10/05/98, Vol. 8 Issue 28, p1
Discusses the revitalization movement for the downtown areas in Tucson, Arizona. Proposals for historic downtown train depot after completion of site purchase deal with Union Pacific Railroad; Concept called Intermodal Transportation Center explained by Tucson City Manager's office intern John...
- Port Chester study to focus on linking downtown desires. Prenon, Mary T. // Westchester County Business Journal;2/24/97, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p5
Reports on a planned study that will provide a road map to revitalizing the central business district of Port Chester in Westchester County, New York. Role of Port Chester's restaurants in promoting the town's amenities; Efforts to attract boaters to the village waterfront.
- Aggressive policy helps turn Scranton around. // American City & County;Jun95, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p66
Reports on the redevelopment of the central business district in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Creation of jobs during redevelopment plan; Features of plan; Restoration of historic buildings; Number of businesses created in Scranton since 1990.
- Redefining Main St. Wasserman, Mirriam // Regional Review;1999 4th Quarter, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p7
Focuses on the revitalization of downtown section of Randolph, Vermont. Battle to retain the city's sense of place; Preservation of the character that sets the region apart; Loss of monopoly over the retail and service dollars in the community; Effort to redefine, rebuild and sustain the...
- Mending main st. McCracken, Jeffrey // Crain's Small Business -- Southeast Michigan Edition;Feb97, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p1
Focuses on the revitalization of downtown shopping districts in older southern Michigan cities. Small businesses as main beneficiaries; Entrepreneurs' membership in downtown-development authorities (DDAs); Remarks by Patt Slack, president of the Wyandotte Business Association; Cost of...
- Restoring downtown glories. McCracken, Jeffrey // Crain's Small Business -- Southeast Michigan Edition;Feb97, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p16
Identifies the four key components of a successful small-city downtown restoration. Good balance of shops and tenants; Well-planned streetscape design; Cooperation between a small-business community and local government; Marketing or promotion vehicle to increase consumer awareness about small...
- New life blooms in old East Wenatchee. Martinez, Marc // Wenatchee Business Journal;Sep96, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p28
Reports on the urban renewal taking place at downtown Wenatchee, Washington. Historical background; Factors affecting the city's economic revival.