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Issue 1: Community Revitalization

Table of Contents


Community Planning in New York City: Neighborhoods Face the Challenges of Globalization and Privatization (Full article in Acrobat PDF format, 130K)

by Tom Angotti

The Urban Revolution

by Klaus Toepfer

Resources: Economic Development and Community Building

Comprehensive Development

The Value of Community: Review of Rudy Bruner Awards Program and Publications

by Liane Lefaivre

The Bruner Awards Selection Process

by Dr. Roberta Feldman

The Wisdom that Builds Community: Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, Boston

by Greg Watson

Recipes for Empowering Community: Greyston Mandala, Yonkers

by Chris Lazarus

Community Shamanism: Youth, Violence, and Healing

by Myron Eshowsky

Resources: Youth Development and Violence Prevention

Housing the Homeless

The Lyric Hotel: Housing and Mental Health Services, San Francisco

by Seth Katzman

Friends House in Rosehill: Quaker-run Housing for Homeless with AIDS, New York City

by Jim Morgan

A Light in the Window: Deborah's House for Homeless Women and Children, Chicago

by Katrina Van Valkenburg

NIMBYism Newsbrief

by National Low Income Housing Coalition

Resources: Affordable Housing and Homeless Organization

Community Gardens

Reclaiming the Sacred Commons (Full article in Acrobat PDF format, 370K)

by Karl Linn

The Death of Little Puerto Rico: New York City Gardens Plowed Under by Urban Development

by Sarah Fegusen

Brief History of Grassroots Greening in New York City

by Sarah Fergusen

Resources:Community Gardening

Citizen Initiatives

Neighborhood Women Renaissance Housing: Conversion of an Abandoned Brooklyn Hospital (Full article in Acrobat PDF format, 160K)

by Jane McGroarty with Katrin Adams

The Arts Give New Life to Tucson's Warehouse District

by Margaret Regan

Advocacy Tips For Working with Elected Officials

Urban Infill CoHousing: California Models for Reinvigorating Urban Neighborhoods

by Katherine McCamant

Resources: Cohousing and Cooperative Housing

Together We Can Make a Difference: Chicago West Side "Super Block Park"

by Monica Chadha

Resources: Foundations Supporting Community Building

DC's Green Home: Building Community Ecologically

by Sandra Leibowitz

Resources: Affordable Housing, Green Building and Development, Model Projects

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