Noted national “main street” expert Kennedy Lawson Smith makes the case for why downtown should matter to planning commissioners and others…..
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How do you size up the health of your downtown district? Kennedy Lawson Smith offers some insights….
It should be no harder to develop downtown than elsewhere. Yet, as PCJ columnist Kennedy Smith argues, too many regulatory hurdles often face downtown development….
Besides benefiting residents and drawing in visitors, our downtown main streets can also be good for the environment. Main Street consultant Kennedy Smith explains….
As Americans’ taste for downtown living grows, so does their appetite for downtown grocery stores. So, why is it still rare to see a grocery store downtown? Economic development consultant Kennedy Smith provides some answers….
PCJ columnist Kennedy Smith highlights the importance of building character and individuality into new town centers….
Read an excerpt from this article below. You can download the full article by using the link at the end of the excerpt. Can local government take private property away from its citizens and develop…