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Recreating Old Neighborhoods

Many areas of cities have fallen by the wayside as people moved to the suburbs and left behind the big cities as centers where a...

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Increasing Local Property Values

Many homeowners are concerned when an urban renewal project is announced, and their main worry is that their own property values will fall. Part of...

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Combining Old and New

Urban developers with experience have often found neighbourhood associations are some of their biggest opponents, and they have learned to negotiate directly with them. They...

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Creating Economic Growth

The work of redeveloping old urban neighbourhoods is often a necessity, but it usually runs into roadblocks before the project begins. Local residents might want...

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Reaching for the Sky

Few modern cities have commercial buildings that span acres on the ground, so it would seem each skyscraper is competing for the label of the...

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The Business of Urban Renewal

When a company is interested in rebuilding any area of a city, local environmentalists and residents often express concerns about the impact it will have...

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New City Homes

Residential buildings are an important part of any city, but finding places to put them can be difficult. Many of the older neighborhoods have zoning...

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