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Travels in (Mostly) Northeastern Indiana

Posted on October 21st, by Katie Bannon in Downtowns, Economic Development, Transportation, Urban Design. No Comments

By Katie Bannon, AICP, APA-IN Communications Committee Chair

Most of us know how valuable traveling can be for¬†improving our practice of urban planning. However, I think we too often think only of traveling to faraway locales and undervalue traveling …


Placemaking Matters in Creating Resilient Downtowns

Posted on July 8th, by admin in Downtowns. No Comments

By: Michael Burayidi, Ph.D.

There is a shift in thinking in downtown redevelopment. Rather than simply revitalizing downtowns, the new thinking is to make downtowns resilient. Revitalization is a reactive strategy and seeks primarily to fix current downtown problems. Revitalization …