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In South LA, an adaptive reuse project creates a Black-owned art gallery to elevate artists of color and help revitalize a neighborhood

Adaptive reuse turns old Chicago post office into America’s first garment manufacturing co-op run by immigrant and refugee women

Transit-oriented “LEED Gold” office & herbal medicine research center with huge green roof revitalizes defunct urban airport site

Pennsylvania starts new year by funding 317 community revitalization projects with $70 million to restore streams, lakes and parks

City redevelops wisely by integrating its $200 million climate resilience work with urban revitalization & infrastructure renewal

Too many land banks are demolition-happy: this one in Albany is renovating nine vacant buildings into new affordable housing

13 oyster restoration projects win funding to advance research, education, tech and low-cost solutions to revive Chesapeake Bay

60 economic revitalization partnerships across America win $1 billion in the EDA’s “Build Back Better Regional Challenge”

Waterfront Park gets $12 million donation: will replace Seattle’s ugly, badly-planned freeway with revitalizing public space

In Louisiana, construction begins on the Coastal Restoration & Protection Authority’s largest-ever marsh restoration project

The “Seattle Restored” program is launched to activate vacant downtown storefronts and support BIPOC artists & entrepreneurs

Restoration Economy: Fifteen solar plants on former Virginia coal mines bringing $880 million and 4200 jobs to revive communities

The regenerative agriculture movement gains momentum with new nutrient density and carbon sequestration research partnership

As human pollution smothers corals with algae, Florida researchers restore algae-eating sea urchins in order to restore reefs

Governor announces plan to revitalize her state’s university system and make it a global leader in equitable economic revitalization

National program awards $24.32 million to 27 projects that will regenerate derelict sites and buildings to revitalize rural downtowns

In a win-win-win, DC Metro system partners with minority-owned firm to create transit-oriented affordable housing redevelopment

This huge, historic warehouse complex has now been restored and reused to become a green, revitalized urban neighborhood

Pedestrian-friendly redevelopment restores historic buildings and revitalizes transit facilities to create new “front door” for city

Latino team turns vacant Chicago building & parking lot into $53.9 million affordable housing, incubator and cultural center

Monroe, Louisiana makes a major investment in downtown’s revitalized future, buying four vacant buildings for redevelopment

In Alaska, a tribe helps demolish a dam that blocked their salmon for a century, thus revitalizing and de-engineering a river

After a tragic year of sea grass and manatee loss–plus pollution disasters–two political leaders announce plans to restore Tampa Bay

Climate resilience of coastal cities can be significantly improved without architects, engineers and grand, billion-dollar plans

14 projects to restore British Columbia’s caribou populations win $1.65 million from the Caribou Habitat Restoration Fund

Three states introduce legislation to prevent the secret deals that devitalize communities in the name of “economic development”

State’s oyster restoration program excels by integrating science, ecology, community engagement and economic revitalization

Turning a former university campus into a new urban neighborhood by repurposing, renewing & reconnecting historic buildings

An ugly, defunct diesel power generating plant enjoys aesthetic, functional & spiritual resurrection as an urban heritage park

Scotland discovers that they can restore their ecology by removing this invasive plant…while feeding their entire nation