Weekly Link Round Up

17159017562_60d0e38599_zThe 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 flick pool user Steven Rosas

Why Do Old Places Matter? Economics [Preservation Forum]
West Point Cadets Assist in Cleanup at Historic Newburgh Cemetery [HV Blogs]
Anchor a revitalization with an arts plaza [Better! Cities & Towns]
Fake windows hide blight of vacant homes [Star Tribune]
Detroit program pairs new businesses with vacant spaces [DFP]
88,000 Applicants and Counting for 55 Units in ‘Poor Door’ Building [NYT]
Viva Gentrification! [NYT]
Gentrification as the appropriation of therapeutic ‘diversity’: A model and case study of the multicultural amenity of contemporary urban renewal [UofT]

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One Comment

  • “Fake windows…” . “Don’t forget to stop at our newly renovated Welcome Center, serving complimentary kool-aid and unicorn shuttle rides.”