OREGON: Thinking Urban Renewal
- Easing the burden for manufacturing. Williams, Tim // Regeneration & Renewal;8/24/2009, p32
In this article the author discusses his sentiments about the initiative of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee on increasing the supply of money to buy back government bonds from financial institutions. He says that this move has invoked confusion to some markets as the committee...
- Rebuild L.A. group gets logo, but ad strategy is still lacking. Johnson, Bradley // Advertising Age;7/27/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 30, p41
Reports that three months after the riots broke out in the city of Los Angeles, California, Rebuild L.A. is unveiling a logo, `RLA.' The first visible effort of image-building from the group charged with rejuvenating the inner city; Peter Ueberroth, head of Rebuild L.A.; Hopes to have the first...
- Guerilla welfare. Stein, K.D. // Architectural Record;Nov1988, Vol. 176 Issue 13, p98
The `Mad Housers' of Atlanta, Georgia are one of the recipients of the `In the Public Interest' awards. A group of young professionals spend their weekends building huts on vacant parcels of government-owned or private property. Building details; The Aftercare Committee; Drawbacks.
- Sustainable development: How to make it work. Barnett, Jonathan // Architectural Record;Jun1993, Vol. 181 Issue 6, p32
Suggests policies to effect sustainable development in urban areas. Growth limits around existing cities; Relating new development to the availability of infrastructure and public facilities; Tying development to the carrying capacity of the natural landscape and environment by zoning; Creation...
- Cashing in on the Beantown boom. Martin, F. // Black Enterprise;Feb1988, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p143
Describes a parcel-to-parcel linkage program and how it got started in Boston, Mass. Under this program, the city and state designate minority developers for certain downtown projects, but those selected must simultaneously develop publicly held land in a poor neighborhood. Also, minority...
- Boston banks launch loan drive for inner city. O'Connor, B.W. // Black Enterprise;Apr90, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p20
Reports on the Massachusetts' banking community's $400 million investment plan to help revitalize Boston's inner-city neighborhoods. How the Community Investment Program works; Mixed reactions to the plan.
- Empowerment: Taking charge. // Current Health 1;May92, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p25
Discusses self-empowerment as well as power sharing in the schools and the community at large. Examples of power sharing in the schools, such as discipline committees; `Take back the parks' activism in various cities; An organization called Kids Against Crime; Right to stand up for oneself. ...
- `Fun' is new mortar of a rebuilt Phoenix. Wood, Daniel B. // Christian Science Monitor;6/1/98, Vol. 90 Issue 129, p1
Comments on the rebirth of the city of Phoenix, Arizona in the late 1990s. Number of private and public projects in the works as of May of 1998; Why the city chose to build around entertainment; How dispersed employment and telecommuting has affected Phoenix; Cities which are modeling their...
- New urban growth plan protects local farmland. Reynolds, Kelley // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;04/20/98, Issue 322292, p1
Focuses on the release of a report outlining an urban growth plan in Fresno, California. Organizations collaborating on the report; Key recommendations of the growth plan; Plan by the alliance to establish political support and to launch a grass roots civic education program.