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Resilience: All communities and nations want it, but how to achieve it?

GUEST ARTICLE: Funding Infrastructure to Rebuild Equitable, Green Prosperity

A unique redevelopment strategy: Paying the city planners.

10 African-American urbanist leaders

Farm-to-school program revitalizes children, city, & rural economy

West Virginia land bank has open house to spark revitalization

Pittsburgh business incubators tackle neighborhood revitalization

Amtrak plans $12.2 million restoration of Chicago’s Union Station

$1.2 billion redevelopment coming for Washington DC’s Union Station

Chevrolet is repurposing unused batteries to restore bat populations

Parks are increasingly created & funded as community revitalizers

Reclaiming Oklahoma’s coal mines to save lives & benefit both nature & ranchers

Energy independence emerges as rural town revitalization strategy in Iowa

Regenerative community development for Oglala Lakota Nation (Pine Ridge, SD)

Officials see revitalizing potential in Bridgeport, CT waterfront brownfield

Restoring wildlife corridors in cities and rural infrastructure

Employers increasingly reject sprawl locations for walkable downtowns

Historic 1898 Detroit eyesore becomes revitalizing green apartment complex

Urban Therapy: Reconnecting cities for greater mental & physical health

Melbourne’s “How to Grow an Urban Forest” guide helps make cities greener

Downtown revitalization in cities is crucial to future of Michigan economy

EPA grant to catalyze revitalization along Florida’s Tamiami Trail

Redevelopment of California’s Alameda Naval Air Station finally taking off

$72 million TIF to revitalize & reconnect car-centric area of Lexington KY

$250 million City Center project to revitalize downtown Allentown PA

Seattle exemplifies trend of replacing dumb urban highways with public space

Mexico City revitalization ejects cars, adds trees, and welcomes pedestrians

$600 million project to revitalize old industrial area of Melbourne Australia

Revitalizing Dead Space: DC restaurant repurposes roof for food production.

Toronto’s newly-revitalized waterfront boasts a “democratic street”.

Feds put Pittsburgh in “Top 12 Places to Invest”: Brownfield redevelopment is key.

Successful coral reef restoration nurseries in Florida go worldwide

Teddy Roosevelt’s Long Island home reopens after $10 million restoration

Immigrants: The key to revitalization success for many U.S. Rustbelt cities.

Repurposing utility corridors as urban farms: Will Toronto lead the way?

Undoing Corps of Engineers’ mistake restores Louisiana lake, but some object

Rooftop farm on old building helps revitalize St. Louis & heal social divide

Major mixed-use redevelopment & school to help revitalize Cleveland waterfront

Man leads urban farming revolution in Los Angeles, becomes world-famous

Québec couple & 29,000 friends make city allow vegetable gardens in front yards

Large mixed-use waterfront project finally coming to struggling Camden NJ

Massive Alaskan tsunami debris cleanup operation underway

London entrepreneur repurposes bomb shelter for underground urban farm

Counting Monkeys: A measure of success in Kampala’s urban greening efforts?

Iconic $33 million Auckland NZ Skypath will retrofit old bridge for pedestrians

Private adaptive reuse of 12th-century Lyon hospital is France’s largest ever

Montreal joins Europe in restoring insect corridors to urban environment

Two historical organizations team up to restore the Mayflower II

Far more restoration needed on Great Wall of China (which is being bulldozed!)

13th century murals spur controversial restoration of Poitiers Cathedral

A Dutch architect’s revolutionary approach to restoring urban forests

Birmingham, England uses new hospital to anchor neighborhood revitalization

$300M mixed-use riverfront redevelopment to help fix Miami’s greenspace deficit

A Revitalizing Diet: Washington DC is now the national capital of urban farming

What does it take to restore a World War II Spitfire fighter plane?

Old & new harmonize in renovation of century-old distillery in Milano, Italy

U.S. Supreme Court ruling rescues “true” community revitalization for minorities.

Next Wave of Environmental Restoration Begins: Healing fracked landscapes.

Illinois celebrates restoration of peregrine falcons after local extinction

11-acre mixed-use redevelopment of Pawtucket RI waterfront brownfield

From Steelmaker to Placemaker: Planning Pittsburgh for people.

Lions being restored to Rwanda after post-genocide local extinction

Restoring History: Native American artist brings 900 slaughtered horses to life.

New public–private partnership to help U.S. communities build resilience

A decade of successful revitalization at Philadelphia’s Navy Yard

Gulf Coast voters (esp. Republicans) want BP money spent on ecological restoration