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All Posts Tagged With: "parks"

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Profiles from the Recession: [VIDEO] High Times: In downturn, building parks for economic stability

A new report has found that, in spite of the recession, cities are investing in urban parks. A tour of one such park -- an old elevated rail line in New York City.

Sep 17th, 2010

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
Profiles from the Recession: [BLOG] The Park Project

For millions of city dwelling Americans a backyard is an unknown luxury, a balcony is a rare commodity and lounging in the great outdoors is almost exclusively a public activity. It’s no wonder that parks, particularly in urban centers, are seeing a renaissance in interest and investment.

Sep 16th, 2010

BLUEPRINT AMERICA
Profiles from the Recession: [VIDEO] Redfields to Greenfields

Many commercial real estate loans across the country will mature soon, and community banks will feel the strain if property owners can’t pay. Georgia Tech Professor Ellen Dunham-Jones, author of Retrofitting Suburbia, explains the benefits of turning properties in the red, green.

Jul 20th, 2010

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