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GUEST ARTICLE: Crowdfunding + cooperatives are helping to activate underutilized spaces and revitalize communities in Michigan

University students win competition to design adaptive reuse of a huge, abandoned, historic Chicago manufacturing district

National Park Service awards $38 million to restore heritage nationwide, including historic African American Civil Rights sites

6 historic buildings in Rochester’s 14-acre 1891 seminary get $27 million renovation into energy-efficient affordable senior housing

This new $24 million freshwater ecosystem restoration program will sequester carbon and boost flood resilience internationally

This American city is building a $133.4 million BRT to connect six dense neighborhoods and make them more economically resilient

Good news floods Louisiana as $167 million coastal restoration project is completed & $43.88 million for more restoration received

One of largest mangrove forest restoration projects in Florida history gets underway: could become a model for entire Gulf region

50 groups in 26 states win $36.5 million for technology-based economic revitalization, leveraging another $40 million in matches

RECONOMICS: This new report, “The Value of Restoration,” documents the fast-growing, $1 trillion forest-based restoration economy

For the first time in a decade, these unique birds are nesting on the Louisiana mainland, thanks to ecological restoration projects

With creation of this 9th center in Minnesota, America’s new national network of Climate Adaptation Science Centers is now complete

In dead sports arena, mayor says “San Diego has a rare opportunity to remake a part of the city that is desperate for revitalization”

$4.6 million research program investigates effectiveness of restored natural features & wildlife habitat to boost coastal resilience

Barge company agrees to pay $3.3 million for Mississippi River oil spill, and ecologically restore 649 acres of critical wildlife habitat

Budding Economy: 3 old industrial buildings on a riverfront brownfield in Pennsylvania are revitalized by medical marijuana

This city’s downtown gained a resilient, revitalized future–and boosted local quality of life–by killing almost all car traffic

RECONOMICS: New restoration economy report “Public Infrastructure: A Critical Need for Regional Investment and Revitalization”

Mixed-use revitalization of vacant six-acre complex in Brooklyn boasts 1163 affordable homes in reused buildings + new public plaza

State awards its communities $5.2 million for revitalization efforts, including “Upper Story Conversion” to boost downtown residents

RECONOMICS: New 5-point strategy is unveiled to revitalize the Appalachian region’s communities and make them more resilient

New partnership will replace a 74-year-old stadium with a $66.5 million arts/sports venue that better serves Seattle schools

$29 million project turns historic, long-vacant 1925 school into affordable housing for veterans, revitalizing Buffalo’s East Side

The park that helped revive Pittsburgh now needs its own revitalization. A waterfront tax credit for businesses is helping it happen.

RECONOMICS: Working together for ecosystem restoration via nature-based solutions that revitalize places & make them more resilient

Former students buy century-old, Hogwarts-style school to revitalize West Virginia town, creating a model to revitalize Appalachia

The New Jersey Wind Port is hoping to create 1500 high-paying clean energy jobs and billions of dollars in economic revitalization

USA now has a national climate adaptation and resilience plan for housing and urban development, plus 22 additional agency plans

Restoring People & Places: Two communities advance creative industries by winning this state’s first Community Revitalization Grants

Land Value Taxation solves many barriers to community revitalization: Here’s one of the few mayors with the courage to implement it.