Weekly Link Round Up


“Gulls landing. Newburgh Waterfront” by NR flickr userJohn Leighton. 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.

Ex-Newburgh mattress factory may transform into shrimp farm [THR]
Foot patrols start on Newburgh’s Broadway [Mid Hudson News]
Newburgh looks to expand auxiliary police force [HV Blogs]
Newburgh considers new public safety headquarters [THR]
Newburgh considers indoor athletic facility at Delano-Hitch Park [Mid Hudson News]
Restoring the Concrete Jungle: How to Address Urban Blight in 2015 [Huffington Post]
Urban regeneration: What recent research says about best practices [Journalist’s Resource]
In New York City, Jobs Come Back Without Wall Street [NYT]
Couples Lined Up for Newark’s Valentine’s Day Vacant Lot Sale [Next City]
The economic value of a unique place [Better! Cities & Towns]

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One Comment

  • “It sounds ethereal, but it’s substantive. We’re giving people equity. You now own your own home.”
    Sounds like a $1000 coverage charge to enter debt serfdom and the tax roll.
    vacant lot: $1000
    tax assessment value: $30,000
    ‘having the bankers downstairs’: Priceless