New Village Journal: Issue 1

Community Revitalization

Edited by Lynne Elizabeth

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The premier issue of the New Village Journal — a collection of energizing inspiration and practical wisdom about community building and revitalization. Stories range from community gardening in DC to housing for the homeless in Chicago, San Francisco, and NYC to youth gang violence prevention across the country.


Title New Village Journal: Issue 1
Subtitle Community Revitalization
Title Part Issue 1
Edited by Lynne Elizabeth
ISSN 15254305
Publisher New Village Press
BISAC Subject Heading ART000000 ART
Audience 01 General / trade
Credit New Village Press
Title First Published 01 September 1999


Issue 1: Community Revitalization


Community Planning in New York City: Neighborhoods Face the Challenges of Globalization and Privatization
by Tom Angotti

The Urban Revolution
by Klaus Toepfer

Resources: Economic Development and Community Building

Comprehensive Development

The Value of Community: Review of Rudy Bruner Awards Program and Publications
by Liane Lefaivre

The Bruner Awards Selection Process
by Dr. Roberta Feldman

The Wisdom that Builds Community: Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, Boston
by Greg Watson

Recipes for Empowering Community: Greyston Mandala, Yonkers
by Chris Lazarus

Community Shamanism: Youth, Violence, and Healing
by Myron Eshowsky

Resources: Youth Development and Violence Prevention

Housing the Homeless

The Lyric Hotel: Housing and Mental Health Services, San Francisco
by Seth Katzman

Friends House in Rosehill: Quaker-run Housing for Homeless with AIDS, New York City
by Jim Morgan

A Light in the Window: Deborah's House for Homeless Women and Children, Chicago
by Katrina Van Valkenburg

NIMBYism Newsbrief
by National Low Income Housing Coalition

Resources: Affordable Housing and Homeless Organization

Community Gardens

Reclaiming the Sacred Commons
by Karl Linn

The Death of Little Puerto Rico: New York City Gardens Plowed Under by Urban Development
by Sarah Fegusen

Brief History of Grassroots Greening in New York City
by Sarah Fergusen

Resources:Community Gardening

Citizen Initiatives

Neighborhood Women Renaissance Housing: Conversion of an Abandoned Brooklyn Hospital
by Jane McGroarty with Katrin Adams

The Arts Give New Life to Tucson's Warehouse District
by Margaret Regan

Advocacy Tips For Working with Elected Officials

Urban Infill CoHousing: California Models for Reinvigorating Urban Neighborhoods
by Katherine McCamant

Resources: Cohousing and Cooperative Housing

Together We Can Make a Difference: Chicago West Side "Super Block Park"
by Monica Chadha

Resources: Foundations Supporting Community Building

DC's Green Home: Building Community Ecologically
by Sandra Leibowitz

Resources: Affordable Housing, Green Building and Development, Model Projects

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