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Baker Program's Inaugural International Trip To Vancouver, Jason Henderson, Jason Spencer Jun 2016

Baker Program's Inaugural International Trip To Vancouver, Jason Henderson, Jason Spencer

Cornell Real Estate Review

[Excerpt] In March 2016, second-year students in the Baker Program in Real Estate embarked on a trip to Vancouver, British Columbia to meet with the people and companies that have played a role in shaping Vancouver into the celebrated international city it is today. Starting with a bold plan begun in the 1980s to connect the city to its waterfront, Vancouver has spent the following decades on a transformation spree that is the envy of urbanists the world over. Throughout a five-day itinerary, students visited the projects and neighborhoods that epitomize this transformation.


City Need Is Jobs For Young, Chester Smolski May 1978

City Need Is Jobs For Young, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"The federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 was a landmark piece of legislation which continues to benefit communities in need. Over the past three years Providence has received close to $27 million which has been spent to improve housing, parks and historic buildings in addition to building and servicing community centers. The focus of this major legislation was on physical and social improvement of the community. The one unprovided area was economic development."


What To Do With Lasalle Square, Chester Smolski Dec 1977

What To Do With Lasalle Square, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"The recent proposals to the Providence Redevelopment Authority for the development of the once-acre parcel of land at LaSalle Square have raised some interesting questions about the use of this valuable piece of downtown property."


Revitalization, Chester Smolski Feb 1975

Revitalization, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"When he was campaigning for election to the presidency of this country, Abraham Lincoln made a rash promise. Detailing his ideas on giving freedom to black slaves to an unsympathetic audience, Lincoln was confronted by a white heckler from the rear who shouted, "Yes, but what are you going to do for me?"