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Some news from around….

  • Pittsburgh goes “sustainable” – brief mention of point state park. (Post Gazette)
  • More on shrinking Detroit, with mention of parks. Ed Glaser makes a great point: “if Mayor Bing tries to do too much, too quickly, without giving enough to the residents who have to move, then right-sizing will justly be seen as yet another example of the public insensitivity and folly that has unfortunately marred too many past efforts at dealing with urban distress.” (NYT Economix)
  • Cincinnati and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have finalized an agreement that allows construction to move forward on certain plans for the 45- acre Cincinnati Riverfront Park, what will be a central focal point for the Queen City on the Ohio River. (Cincinnati.com)
  • The context of Cleveland’s work to make its vacant land a source of good, not bad.  (Next American City)

One Response

  1. Senator Voinovich was recently in Cincinnati to get a tour of the Cincinnati Riverfront Park construction site. During his tour he pledged additional support for the park and was impressed with the on-time and on-budget progress being made.

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