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Community Development Events

Reinventing Older Communities: People, Places, Markets

April 2006, Philadelphia, PA

Speakers' Presentations

Day 1 (April 5)

A Transformative Agenda for Cities and Older Places

Respondents' Panel

The Numbers Are In: Lower-Wealth Markets Are Profitable

Addressing Foreclosure So Neighborhoods Can Prosper

Off the Streets and Into Permanent Homes

Day 2 (April 6)

Turning Around Downtown

The Art of Healing Neighborhoods

Pursuing a Modern Vision for Our Waterfronts

Organizing Communities to Embrace New Solutions

Promoting Health in Low-Wealth Communities

Greening Raises Values

Bringing Urban Zoning Codes into the 21st Century

Rural to “Rurban”: Evolving Terms and Strategies for a New Generation of Rural Communities

Inventing New Assets Out of Old Transit

From Liability to Viability: Reclaiming Abandoned Properties and Brownfields

Day 3 (April 7)

Rebuilding New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina: Lessons for Older Communities

  • Rebuilding New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina PDF (3.23 MB)
    Peter C. Werwath, Vice President and Director, Enterprise Advisors, Enterprise Community Partners, Columbia, MD.; John McIlwain, Senior Resident Fellow, Urban Land Institute, Washington, D.C.; Tanya Harris, Community Organizer, ACORN, New Orleans, LA; John Beckman, Principal, Wallace Roberts and Todd, LLC, Philadelphia, PA; Nancy T. Montoya, Regional Community Development Manager, New Orleans Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans, LA

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