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Full-Text Articles in Urban Studies

Progressive Politics & The Motor Voter Law, Peter Dreier Dec 1994

Progressive Politics & The Motor Voter Law, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Cincinnati: From Porkopolis To No. One City, Chester Smolski Dec 1994

Cincinnati: From Porkopolis To No. One City, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"It was 152 years after the settlement at Providence n 1636 that this Midwestern present-day metropolis was established. Its location on what was to become the country's most industrialized river, the Ohio, provided its accessibility, starting with the first visit by a steamboat in 1811. In 1819, one of the largest city universities in the nation today, with 35,000 students, was founded And by 1850, with its location next to the rich farming areas of the country, it ranked as fifth largest city in te country and had earned the title of Porkopolis because of its status as ...


Geauga County Growth Forecast: Study Of Expected Trends To The Year 2005, Donald T. Iannone, Ziona Austrian Dec 1994

Geauga County Growth Forecast: Study Of Expected Trends To The Year 2005, Donald T. Iannone, Ziona Austrian

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


California Commentary: For Hunger, More Than A Handout, Robert Gottlieb, Carolyn Olney, Elizabeth Riley Nov 1994

California Commentary: For Hunger, More Than A Handout, Robert Gottlieb, Carolyn Olney, Elizabeth Riley

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Neighborhood Livability In Northwest Portland: A Case Study Of Portland's Northwest District, Martha J. Bianco, Judy S. Davis, Vicky Lovell Nov 1994

Neighborhood Livability In Northwest Portland: A Case Study Of Portland's Northwest District, Martha J. Bianco, Judy S. Davis, Vicky Lovell

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

Portland's Northwest Neighborhood District ("the District") has a unique character, reflecting its special role in Portland's economic history and its geographical location relative to the downtown area, the Willamette River and the West Hills. Current tensions between the District's function as a close-in, high density residential area and its commercial activities are the most recent iteration of tensions that have existed from the time the area was first settled.

This study examines the impacts of retail and residential land use in the District and how this mixture of residential/retail affects the residential livability.


Neighborhood Livability In Northwest Portland: A Case Study Of Portland's Northwest District Executive Summary, Martha J. Bianco, Judy S. Davis, Vicky Lovell Nov 1994

Neighborhood Livability In Northwest Portland: A Case Study Of Portland's Northwest District Executive Summary, Martha J. Bianco, Judy S. Davis, Vicky Lovell

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

Portland's Northwest Neighborhood District ("the District") has a unique character, reflecting its special role in Portland's economic history and its geographical location relative to the downtown area, the Willamette River and the West Hills. Current tensions between the District's function as a close-in, high density residential area and its commercial activities are the most recent iteration of tensions that have existed from the time the area was first settled.

This is an executive summary of the report which examines the impacts of retail and residential land use in the District and how this mixture of residential/retail ...


Richmond Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Nov 1994

Richmond Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Erasing Misconceptions About Immigration, Chester Smolski Oct 1994

Erasing Misconceptions About Immigration, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Much has been written about our immigration policy because of the large numbers of Mexicans, Cubans and Haitians that have come, or attempted to come, to this country. Stemming the flow of immigrants is also one of the reasons for the actions of this country in Haiti."


Ballot Measure 15: Kids First, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Oct 1994

Ballot Measure 15: Kids First, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Preservation Society Is A National Leader, Chester Smolski Oct 1994

Preservation Society Is A National Leader, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"In the summer of 1977, I was impressed to hear of the good works performed by the Providence Preservation Society at a meeting of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, which preserves and restores historic buildings and sites of that world city."


Ballot Measure 26-10: Portland Parks Bond, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Oct 1994

Ballot Measure 26-10: Portland Parks Bond, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Ballot Measure 5: Vote On Taxes, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Oct 1994

Ballot Measure 5: Vote On Taxes, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Report On Reorganize State Militia (State Measure No. 1); Report On Fluoridation Of Water (Municipal Measure No. 55 — Initiative), City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Oct 1994

Report On Reorganize State Militia (State Measure No. 1); Report On Fluoridation Of Water (Municipal Measure No. 55 — Initiative), City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Metro 2040 Framework Update, Fall 1994, Metro (Or.) Oct 1994

Metro 2040 Framework Update, Fall 1994, Metro (Or.)

Metro Collection

No abstract provided.


City Club Of Portland Report: Portland Metropolitan Area Parks, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Sep 1994

City Club Of Portland Report: Portland Metropolitan Area Parks, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


The Portland Of The Pacific Beguiles, Chester Smolski Sep 1994

The Portland Of The Pacific Beguiles, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"When Amos Lovejoy of Boston and Francis Pettygrove of Portland sought to name the clearing in the Oregon forest called 'Stumptown' (because of the tree stumps remaining from frequent fires set by the Indians), each wanted to honor the New England city from which he came. By the toss of a coin, Pettygrove was the winner, and the Portland of the Northeast had its counterpart in the Portland of the Northwest."


Population Density Has Its Good Points, Chester Smolski Aug 1994

Population Density Has Its Good Points, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Many of us love and long for the wide-open spaces, especially when coming from this crowded Northeastern part of the nation. Whenever time and money allow, we seek quiet and serene spaces to get away from the rush and confusion of our crowded landscape."


Letter From Neil Goldschmidt To Ernie Bonner, Neil E. Goldschmidt Aug 1994

Letter From Neil Goldschmidt To Ernie Bonner, Neil E. Goldschmidt

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


We All Benefit From A Clean Providence, Chester Smolski Jul 1994

We All Benefit From A Clean Providence, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Walking along the newly relocated Woonasquatucket River and observing the new walks, roadways and bridges, one cannot help but be impressed by this continuing evidence of the revitalization of the capital city's downtown. Equally impressive is the general overall cleanliness of this area and the rest of the city center. It was not always so."


How A Small State Fits The Big Picture, Chester Smolski Jul 1994

How A Small State Fits The Big Picture, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Every once in a while it is useful to make a self-examination of who we are in order to give us some perspective on ourselves and how we fit into the bigger picture. The following is such an examination."


City Club Of Portland Report On Homosexuality In Oregon, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Jul 1994

City Club Of Portland Report On Homosexuality In Oregon, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Seismic Stimulus: The California Quake's Creative Distruction, Peter Dreier, Richard Rothstein Jul 1994

Seismic Stimulus: The California Quake's Creative Distruction, Peter Dreier, Richard Rothstein

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Rent Control Myths And Landlord Money Housing: Real Estate Lobbies Are Pushing Hard In Sacramento To Preempt Local Rent Laws, Peter Dreier Jun 1994

Rent Control Myths And Landlord Money Housing: Real Estate Lobbies Are Pushing Hard In Sacramento To Preempt Local Rent Laws, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Rent Control Myths And Landlord Money Housing Real Estate Lobbies Are Pushing Hard In Sacramento To Preempt Local Rent Laws, Peter Dreier Jun 1994

Rent Control Myths And Landlord Money Housing Real Estate Lobbies Are Pushing Hard In Sacramento To Preempt Local Rent Laws, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


In Economic Terms People Count!, Chester Smolski Jun 1994

In Economic Terms People Count!, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"The economic picture for Rhode Island is looking brighter. Recent forecasts by Manpower, Inc. and the New England Economic Project (NEEP) paint a positive picture in the short-term future, reflecting on favorable signs evident in the slow recovery of the economy being experienced throughout the region."


Concepts For Growth: Report To Council , Metro (Or.) Jun 1994

Concepts For Growth: Report To Council , Metro (Or.)

Metro Collection

No abstract provided.


Ua3/8/1 Looking Toward The Future: Land Use Plan & Development Strategy, University Of Kentucky. Landscape Architecture, Operation Pride May 1994

Ua3/8/1 Looking Toward The Future: Land Use Plan & Development Strategy, University Of Kentucky. Landscape Architecture, Operation Pride

WKU Archives Records

Land use plan and development strategy prepared by University of Kentucky students in the 5th Year Design Studio for Bowling Green Operation PRIDE.


Higher Education And Economic Issues In Oregon: A Current Picture, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Apr 1994

Higher Education And Economic Issues In Oregon: A Current Picture, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Which Is 2nd Safest? City Or Area?, Chester Smolski Apr 1994

Which Is 2nd Safest? City Or Area?, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Buried in a recent two-column story in the national Parade Magazine section of the Sunday newspapers and obscured by the advertisements that took up most of the two pages, John Tepper Marlin's headlined story, 'The Safest Places To Live,' was designed to grab one's attention. And that it did, especially if your city ranked second in the nation."


Growing Old: A Look At Rhode Island, Chester Smolski Apr 1994

Growing Old: A Look At Rhode Island, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"The series of lectures and discussions on 'Growing Old in America' recently held at Brown University brought together authorities from across the country to examine some of the issues confronting our aging society.

Ranging from health care to business opportunities to life after 60, the aged in America represent a growing number of citizens who must be considered from may different perspectives: this the speakers did on a national level. But what of Rhode Island?"