2/08/2007

Creative Shrinkage...

Youngstown, OH gets it! From the New York Times Magazine - December 10, 2006.
The city has also placed a moratorium on the (often haphazard) construction of new dwellings financed by low-income-housing tax credits and encouraged the rehabilitation of existing homes. Read the rest
35 year old Youngstown, OH Mayor Jay Williams will be Carol Colletta's guest this week on Smart City. I'll make the broadcast available next week, in case you miss it.
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4 comments:

bill said...

creative shrinkage...sounds like a bad dating situation. by the way, youngstown has had to deal with its fair share of ebay house flipping.

john said...

I loved this article. Would be interesting to look at one hundred other cities of roughly equivalent population to Buffalo and compare civic amenities, architecture.

fix buffalo said...

John & Bill,

Tune into Smart City and here the Mayor from Youngstown...

If you scroll through a few recent posts you'll find one dealing with "Shrinking Cities" lost of great links there that may help answer a few more questions.

fix buffalo said...

oops... "hear"