Urban Redevelopment – Mixed-use, Mixed Environment
Portland, Ore., has been lauded by many as a model for urban renewal and mixed-use development. There are several challenges to developing mixed-use projects and many preliminary questions and competing priorities that need to be addressed. The Pearl District, Belmont Dairy, Rose Garden Arena, Museum Place, University District, North Macadam District and Beaverton Round are a few of the many past and future redevelopment projects that come to mind in the Portland area. Some projects have succeeded, while others have struggled. For those undertaking urban redevelopment projects, only one thing is certain: there is no clear-cut recipe for success. View full article (PDF).
This article first appeared in BUILDERnews Magazine.