Downtowns : Revitalizing the Centers of Small Urban Communities

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This collection evaluates the various strategies that different cities have used when attempting to economically revitalize downtown more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 399.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138880337
  • 9781138880337

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Foreword Part One: Introduction 1. Downtowns and Small City Development Michael A. Burayidi Part Two: Some Principles of Downtorn Revitalization and Four Case Studies 2. Downtown Development Principles for Small Cities Kent Robertson 3. The Emergence of a Competitive Core: Bifurcation Dynamics in Billings, Montana Mark D. Hardt 4. An Assessment of Downtown Revitalization in Five Small Wisconsin Communities Michael A. Burayidi 5. Downtown Redevelopment in Selected Oregon Coastal Communities Jennifer R. Klebba, Mindee D. Garrett, Autumn L. Radle, and Bryan T. Downes 6. A Multi-faceted Appraoch to Downtown Revitalization (Brandon, Canada) William R. Horne Part Three: Urban Design and Infrastructure Revelopment 7. Re-engaging the Public in the Art of Community Place-Making Wendy McClure and Fred A. Hurand 8. Towards a Typology of Urban Design Problems and Solutions for Downtown Revitalization: Some Evidence from the Mayor's Institute on City Design Siddharta Sen and Matthew J. Bell 9. Disaster Recovery in a Progressive City: Santa Cruz, California Daniel J. Garr Part Four: Waterfront and Brownfields Redevelopment 10. Waterfront Planning as a Strategic Incentive to Downtown Enhancement and Livability Zenia Kotval and John R. Mullin 11. Brownfield Restoration and Waterfront Redevelopment in Wisconsin's Fox Valley Cities James R. Simmons Part Five: Retail and Commercial Redevelopment of Downtowns 12. Managing the Growth of Retail Space: Retail Market Dynamics in Lawrence, Kansas Kirk McClure 13. An Evaluation of Downtown Economic Redevelopment Strategies in Small Urban Centers Norman Walzer and Steven Kline 14. Does Size Matter? Successful Economic Development Strategies of Small Cities Akhlaque Haque Part Five: Conclusion 15. Keeping Faith: What We Know About Downtown Revitalization in Small Urban Centers Michael A. Burayidishow more