Region Focus

Fall 2007

Downtown is Dead. Long Live Downtown!

America is busy rebuilding its downtowns. But these are not the downtowns of yesterday.
By Vanessa Sumo

Related Links

Birch, Eugenie L. "Who Lives Downtown." Living Cities Census Series, The Brookings Institution, November 2005.

City of Greenville, South Carolina Web Site

Glaeser, Edward L., and Matthew E. Kahn. "Sprawl and Urban Growth." NBER Working Paper No. 9733, May 2003.

Leinberger, Christopher B. "Turning Around Downtown: Twelve Steps to Revitalization." Research Brief, The Brookings Institution, March 2005.

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