Browse by Tag: downtown redevelopment

  • Online Resource: Planning for Prosperity in Small Towns and Rural Regions

    Posted on: July 18th, 2015 by Brett Schwartz

    This website is home to capacity building materials developed by the NADO Research Foundation and its partners. It contains links to publications, webinars, workshop materials, and other information on community and economic development in small towns and rural regions.

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  • Webinar Recording and Slides Now Available for Rural-Urban Connections Presentation

    Posted on: July 24th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    On July 24, the NADO Research Foundation hosted the webinar, “Strengthening Rural-Urban Connections to Support Competitive Regions.”  Though geography, politics, and demographics often result in “rural” and “urban” communities being thought of as distinct and unrelated places, current economic and...

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  • Rural-Urban Connections Workshop Materials (Omaha, NE)

    Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    On May 15-16, 2014, the NADO Research Foundation hosted the workshop “Strengthening Rural-Urban Connections to Support Competitive Regions” which brought together participants from HUD Sustainable Communities grants (http://portal NULL.hud NULL.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/economic_resilience) and EPA technical assistance projects (http://epa NULL.gov/smartgrowth/) in a collaborative...

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  • Downtown Redevelopment Webinar Now Available for Download

    Posted on: February 5th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    [Click here to download the presentation slides (PDF)] Across the country, small towns are rediscovering and reclaiming their main streets and downtowns by pursuing innovative community and economic development projects.  Once abandoned sidewalks, storefronts, and plazas are now bustling...

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  • Upcoming Webinar (2/5) – “Meet Me Downtown”: Case Studies in Small Town Economic Development

    Posted on: January 9th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    Across the country, small towns are rediscovering and reclaiming their main streets and downtowns by pursuing innovative community and economic development projects.  Once abandoned sidewalks, storefronts, and plazas are now bustling with activity as residents find their way back downtown,...

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  • Case Studies in Downtown Redevelopment

    Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Alexandria Murnan

    This session occurred on August 27, 2013 at the Annual Training Conference in San Francisco, CA. Participants explored how small towns, with the help of regional councils, are leveraging a wide range of tools and approaches to build on their...

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  • New England HUD Peer Exchange Materials (Portsmouth, NH)

    Posted on: August 14th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    On August 8-9, 2013, the NADO Research Foundation hosted a New England Peer Exchange in Portsmouth, New Hampshire which brought together around 30 participants from HUD Sustainable Communities grants (http://portal NULL.hud NULL.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/sustainable_housing_communities) and EPA technical assistance projects (http://epa NULL.gov/smartgrowth/) in...

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  • Southeast Region HUD Peer Exchange Materials (Greenville, SC)

    Posted on: April 30th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    Wayne Leftwich, community planner with the City of Greenville, discusses the city’s neighborhoods during a tour of A.J. Whittenburg Elementary School. On April 23-24, 2013 in Greenville, South Carolina, NADO hosted a Southeast Region Peer Exchange for HUD Sustainable Communities...

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  • Workshop Materials: Growing Economic Competitiveness with Place-Based Strategies

    Posted on: April 30th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    On April 23-24, 2013 in Greenville, South Carolina, NADO hosted a Southeast Region Peer Exchange for HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning and Community Challenge Grantees working in rural or small metropolitan regions to develop plans and partnerships to bolster their...

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  • Façades, Festivals, and Footpaths: Greenville, Kentucky’s Downtown Redevelopment

    Posted on: October 25th, 2012 by Brett Schwartz

    A Walk Down Main Street Five years ago if you took a stroll down Main Street in Greenville, Kentucky (http://www NULL.tourgreenville NULL.com/) on a Saturday night you would have likely walked on deteriorated sidewalks, peered into vacant storefronts with dilapidated...

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