02/03/17 9:45am

Newburgh Bench

The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue.

Life, death and demolition [WSJ]
Renter Hell, Part 1: Billions for squalor [APP]
Renter hell, part 2: fighting the rats [APP]
Renter hell, part 3: protected by the law [APP]
Stewart Airport still potential Superfund site [THR]
Newburgh ordinance proposal targets messy tenants [THR]
Newburgh Brewing Co.’s taproom rated tops in state [THR]
Johanna Yaun: Newburgh’s Dutch Reformed Church [NYHB]
GSAPP is taking its students out of New York and up the river [ArchDaily]
2 property owners keep up fight against plan for 91 Newburgh apartments [THR]

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01/27/17 11:30am

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The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by NR Flickr user Brian Wolfe.

Water Crisis in Newburgh [Vice News]
6 Reasons to Keep Your Plaster [Craftsman Blog]
The Complete Guide to ‘Border Vacuums’ [City Lab]
Ten reasons to build community through urban design [CNU]
Ohio Becomes First State To Ban Plywood Boarding On Vacant And Abandoned Properties [PRN]

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01/20/17 11:45am

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The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by NR flickr pool user Shuttered Moments Photography.

Reinventing Poor Cities at Scale [ST]
Middletown pitches plan for $10M city revamp [THR]
Dollar Amount Put on Cost of Blight to Neighbors [Next City]
Downtown Laurel in bloom, thanks to young entrepreneurs [CL]
Buffalo Becomes First Major U.S. City to Eliminate Parking Minimums [SBUSA]

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01/13/17 11:45am

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The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by NR flickr pool user Jillian Elder, Victory Designs.

Local counties need to guide gentrification [THR]
Newburgh may address problem of feral cats [MHN]
Newburgh Anti-Poverty Task Force seeks input [THR]
Newburgh’s skateboard park more than a vision [MHN]
Newburgh council OKs $351K to install gunshot sensors [THR]

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12/30/16 9:45am

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Photo by HB. The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue.

Gentrification is not a dirty word [DN]
Property neglect law goes into effect [THR]
Korean eatery finds new home in Newburgh [THR]
How to Make an Affordable City More Affordable [City Lab]
Photos Of 1970s And 1980s Brooklyn Before The Hipsters Invaded [ATI]
South Bronx Residents Fear Displacement As Real Estate Booms [Gothamist]
Rockefeller Xmas tree lives on after being used for timber in a Habitat for Humanity home [Daily Mail UK]

12/23/16 9:45am

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Photo by NR flickr user Lauren K. Berg. The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue.

The New Suburbia: More Urban [NYT]
Large retail center planned in Newburgh [THR]
In Search of Answers on Gentrification [City Lab]
Growing 5,000 sustainable shrimp in Newburgh [EHV]
Newburgh officials warn of illegal occupancy spaces [MHN]
Newburgh residents express concern over gentrification [THR]
Banks now face fines for not maintaining ‘zombie’ properties [THR]
Newburgh couple’s natural beauty products business booming [THR]
This Detroit house from 1890 seemed ‘too far gone.’ But it wasn’t. [ML]

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