What’s New in New Communities

cover of New Communities guide

Placemaking: Innovations in New Communities, a new guide for business and government decision makers by longtime ULI leader and urban expert Sandy Apgar, presents five pioneering “Innovations” and proposes five new “Initiatives” to promote planned communities for revitalizing established cities and developing new growth areas….
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Advisory Services Panel—Omaha, Nebraska & Council Bluffs, Iowa

Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge

There have been a myriad of plans and projects undertaken by Omaha and Council Bluffs since the early 1970s which have all had the overarching theme of bringing people back to the riverfront. The natural resource used for so long as an industrial and transportation corridor has become an attraction for people and businesses and provides an opportunity for increased activity along the riverfront and between the two jurisdictions. So how does Omaha and Council Bluffs coordinate activity together without competing with one another or compromising the natural beauty of the landscape and riverfront itself in the 21st century? …
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