|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 11 Feb 2011 09:35:29 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] York, Pennsylvania|
Building York summit addresses redevelopment, finding York's identity By EMILY OPILO York Daily Record (PA) February 11, 2011York, PA - Before York can attract new residents and development, city officials must decide what identity York should have.
That's according to Bill Fontana, executive director of the Pennsylvania Downtown Center. Fontana and several other experts in downtown revitalization shared similar advice with a sold-out crowd Thursday during the Building York summit.
...In aging urban centers such as York, defunct industrial sites or brownfields are often a neglected reminder of better times come and gone, but they are actually among the city's most valuable land, said Denise Brinley of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Brinley, who has worked to rehabilitate former industrial sites across the state, including York's Northwest Triangle, spoke to the participants in Thursday's Building York summit about the benefits of brownfields. Despite the sites' reputation, they are often poised to help with economic revitalization, she said.
... For the entire article, see http://www.ydr.com/politics/ci_17349379 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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