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Author: Eve Picker
Keywords: place
Number of Pages: 138
Published: 2012-07-02
ISBN-10: 1105916413
ISBN-13: 9781105916410

Blighted neighborhoods struggle to reinvent themselves, often with expensive physical investment. The 6% Place experiment has taken a divergent path. Instead of just focusing on physical infrastructure, it looks carefully at how people, not just buildings, can drive change. Studies have shown that creative workers and industries cluster together in the center of metropolitan areas. These studies have also shown that a worker population consisting of just 6% of creative workers can tip the balance towards a neighborhood that is thriving. cityLAB is experimenting with this one simple assumption

Author: Emma Perry Roberts
Publisher: Illumination Arts Pub. Co.
Keywords: mansion, marvelous, murphy, mrs
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2006-03-15
ISBN-10: 0974019046
ISBN-13: 9780974019048

Mrs. Murphy's neighbors see her unusual little home as a blemish in their nearly perfect neighborhood. But an invitation for them to visit leads to unexpected changes of heart as they learn the error of making judgments based on outer appearances."Mrs. Murphy lived on a very fine street, in a very fine neighborhood, in a very fine town. She was a very fine person. When Mrs. Murphy took her dog, Pickles, out for a walk she would greet everyone with a smile and say, "Have a very fine day!"The neighbors always watched with amazement when Mrs. Murphy returned from her walk and entered her house. I

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, planning, guide, communities, rural, oriented, policing, neighborhood
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 1994-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788119443
ISBN-13: 9780788119446

Useful to any police or sheriff's agency. Also useful to citizens & law enforcement officials in rural & small town settings. Prepared to aid participants in a national demonstration program - Innovative Neighborhood- Oriented Policing in Rural Jurisdictions. Focuses on redirecting the use of policing resources to achieve greater effectiveness in handling public safety problems such as crime, fear of crime, drug abuse, violence, & disorder. Contains charts & references.

Author: Christopher Walker
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: urban, redevelopment, regulation, hazards, environmental, effects
Number of Pages: 105
Published: 1998-11-01
ISBN-10: 0788173499
ISBN-13: 9780788173493

Discusses basic issues confronting brownfields policy: the importance of environmental risk vs. neighborhood economic distress as deterrents to the neighborhood redevelopment. Addresses the significance of: site contamination as a deterrent to brownfield redevelopment; which environmental development cost or uncertainty most deters investment in redevelopment; and which types of State brownfield clean up policies and programs are likely to be conducive to investment and redevelopment. Sharpens the focus on what the real policy issues are and what are appropriate policy options for addressing t

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: conditions, report, existing, study, streetcar, feasibility, brooklyn
Number of Pages: 63
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 1437944833
ISBN-13: 9781437944839

The N.Y. Dept. of Transportation has started a 5-month study to determine the feasibility of a running a streetcar route in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook. The study will determine the current and future transportation needs of the Red Hook neighborhood and identify whether a streetcar can effectively meet these needs. It will also analyze streetcar routings and provide an initial assessment of potential streetcar alternatives, analyzing alignment, constructability, costs, and benefits. This report describes the land use, demographic, and community characteristics of Red Hook and adjace

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: adolescent, violence, american, african, street, code
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437920209
ISBN-13: 9781437920208

The żcode of the streetż theory presents an explanation for high rates of violence among African-Amer. (AA) adolescents. Observing life in a Phila. AA neighborhood, Anderson saw that economic disadvantage, separation from mainstream society, and racial discrim. encountered by some AA adolescents may lead to anti-social attitudes and to violent behavior. This report explores this thesis; researchers conducted repeated interviews with more than 800 AA adolescents (ages 10 to 15) and their primary caregivers. The researchers looked for developmental relationships between neighborhood and family

Author: Robert D. Crutchfield
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: labor, crime, markets, participation, force
Number of Pages: 110
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437930344
ISBN-13: 9781437930344

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. A study of how individuals¿ employ. and educational circumstance affects the likelihood of engaging in acts of common crime. Also studies how the characteristics of residential neighborhoods interact with individual characteristics to affect criminal involvement. The goal is to answer the following questions: (1) How do employment and job qualities effect individual young adults¿ (YA) involvement in crime?; (2) How do neighborhood characteristics effect YA involvement in criminal behavior?; (3) How are juvenile employ. and educ
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