Downtowns: Revitalizing the Centers of Small Urban Communities

Downtowns: Revitalizing the Centers of Small Urban Communities

by Michael A. Burayidi
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0815333617

ISBN-13: 9780815333616

Pub. Date: 04/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815333616
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
Contemporary Urban Affairs Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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. Burayidi

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