07 Jun '12, 12pm

Green redevelopment in Denver raises the bar for community engagement: #smartgrowth #urbanplanning

Green redevelopment in Denver raises the bar for community engagement: #smartgrowth #urbanplanning

Denver’s rejuvenated South Lincoln neighborhood, being redeveloped in phases, will be walkable, transit-oriented, equitable, green, and perfectly located in close proximity to downtown jobs and services. It’s a terrific new model-in-the-making of how to revitalize older, distressed public housing sites in an ambitious yet sensitive way. But what really sets the South Lincoln project apart from others is the outstanding predevelopment public engagement and analysis undertaken by the Denver Housing Authority to ensure that the new community will deliver maximum benefits to existing and new residents and neighbors.

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenfield/denver_redeve...

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