A Neighborhood Improvement Journal - Spring 2019

Around the Block

 

Neighborhood Improvement – Items of Interest

 

Tacoma: Public Space and Public Life

It’s in public spaces where I expect I’ll come to know those around me as neighbors. Some may even become friends.

 

 

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How a Local Bookstore can Make your Town Richer – In More Than One Way

 

Ways in which a bookstore can strengthen a community.

 

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Lincoln Park and the Complicated History of Gentrification in Chicago

 

Lessons for communities around the country on the evolution of a gentrifying neighborhood.

 

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Streets Designed to Slow Speeding

 

The key to slowing traffic is street design, not speed limits.

 

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Portland Throwing Its Pioneering Neighborhood System Under the Bus

 A muddled agenda of inclusion seems to be a rationale to eviscerate one of the Oregon city's most lauded civic assets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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