Tulsa Extends Its 3d Penny
- OKLAHOMA: New O.K. City Center Urged. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/17/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33081, p9
The article announces that the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber has urged municipal government to replace its existing 38-year-old Cox Convention Center with a new facility that would cost between $250 million and $400 million. It implies that the state's Cox Center is the smallest exhibit place...
- Waukegan tests another revival plan. Knapp, Kevin // Crain's Chicago Business;08/02/99, Vol. 22 Issue 31, p3
Focuses on the feasibility of Waukegan, Illinois redevelopment plan. Decline of the waterfront industries; Assessment of the development effort relative to city's strength as an industrial center; Creation of a tax-increment financing in 1998.
- Expansion versus Density in Barcelona: A Valuation Exercise. Garcia, Dolores; Riera, Pere // Urban Studies (Routledge);Sep2003, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p1925
This study provides an alternative empirical approach to identify optimal urban growth when accounting for its associated environmental effects. It is assumed that preserving outer landscapes and enjoying reduced density levels are inversely related, and so households must trade them off. The...
- Debunking the `New' Urban Planning. // Independent;2000, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p5
Reports on the introduction of a civic movement called 'new urbanism' or 'smart growth' which favors laws to promote high-density living and reverse the movement of people to suburban areas. Opinions of economist Randal O'Toole on smart growth which represents a flawed paradigm; Disadvantages...
- Leaders should seize opportunity at Rio Nuevo. // Inside Tucson Business;05/17/99, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p4
Editorial. Asserts the need for Tucson, Arizona's city officials to seize the chance to develop the Rio Nuevo district. Reluctance of the proponents of the Colonial Tucson proposal to discuss the possibility of cooperation; Ignorance of council members to the amount of funds that will be...
- Retail decline and policy responses in district shopping centres. Collis, Clive; Berkeley, Nigel; Fletcher, Del Roy // TPR: Town Planning Review;Apr2000, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p149
The control of urban development within the modern British planning system is legitimated by reference to public interest. This legitimation implies a clear understanding of private property rights and the boundary between public and private domains. Such a distinction is of fairly recent...
- Recent changes in territorial planning and the system for controlling urban development in Portugal. Carter, Norma; Da Silva, Fernando Nunes // TPR: Town Planning Review;Jul2001, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p341
This paper examines changes in the mechanisms for the control of urban development in Portugal, focusing on the experience of the last two decades, the present system and the problems remaining. The first modern plans, introduced in 1970, applied only to existing urban areas and contiguous...
- Building the City, Structuring Change: Portland's Implicit Utopian Project. Hovey, Bradshaw // Utopian Studies;1998, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p68
Discusses the utopian aspects of the urban development and restructuring in Portland, Oregon. Details on the downtown planning of Portland in 1972; Views of residents on neighborhood renewal schemes; Process of Portland's structuration.
- At Mission Bay, It's Try, Try Again. Adams, Gerald D. // Planning;Aug2002, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p18
Focuses on the urban developments in Mission Bay, San Francisco, California as of August 2002. Number of rental units under construction; Discussion of the delays of the urban development plans; Geographical information on Mission Bay.