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25% of US counties are in the process of a much faster-than-slow death

As reported by Hope Yen and John Raby, Associated Press, and seen in Salon, new census numbers tell the story that many know all too well across America: local geographies are dying- fast. With the late 2000′s downturn-economic collapse- depression, America’s decline across certain geographies seems to be accelerating at an alarming rate. 25% is […]

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Ennis Francis Houses Renovation Project

DOCUMENT: Environmental Assessment Statement CLIENT: Abyssinian Development Corporation DATE: 2010 Project Description: This Environmental Assessment was conducted for the Abyssinian Development Corporation, an active New York City community development non-profit organization. The project includes the development of a new building on the current Ennis Francis Houses site, as well as new commerical space in an existing […]

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ACCESS TO THE REGION’S CORE TRANSPORTATION PROJECT (ARC)

DOCUMENT: Environmental Impact Statement CLIENT: Transit Link Consultants and NJ TRANSIT DATE: 2008-09 Project Description: The proposed project would result in the construction and operation of two new Hudson River tunnels for commercial trains and the Secaucus Loop which would allow passengers from destinations in Central and Northern New Jersey and parts of New York State […]

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CHATHAM SQUARE | PARK ROW IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

DOCUMENT: Environmental Assessment CLIENT: Lower Manhattan Development Corporation DATE: 2009 Project Description: Under NEPA- and SEQRA-compliant environmental review processes, an Environmental Assessment is currently in process and under contract with the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. The Proposed Project includes roadway reconfiguration, pedestrian and open space improvements (two new open spaces, a new pedestrian promenade and a […]

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GOWANUS CANAL CORRIDOR REZONING AND RELATED ACTIONS

DOCUMENT: Environmental Impact Statement CLIENT: New York City Department of City Planning DATE: 2008-09 Project Description: This New York City Department of Planning rezoning project is designed to revitalize and infuse an underutilized industrial and manufacturing sector with new zoning districts allowing for new uses including mixed-use and residential uses. The rezoning area is comprised of […]

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29-31 Bartlett Street Redevelopment Project, Brookyn, NY

DOCUMENT: Environmental Assessment Statement CLIENT: Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council DATE: 2009 Project Description: This Proposed Project involved the rehabilitation of an abandoned five-story residential building in order to provide 20 units of affordable housing to the surrounding community, as well as alleviate existing blight. Utilizing CEQR guidelines, an Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared for the […]

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BROADWAY TRIANGLE REZONING AND RELATED ACTIONS

DOCUMENT: Environmental Impact Statement CLIENT: New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development DATE: 2008-09 Project Description: This comprehensive redevelopment action consists of a nine-block portion of the Broadway Triangle area located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Community District 1. For years a blighted area of Brooklyn following the movement of many manufacturing and industrial companies from […]

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Morris Heights Health Center

DOCUMENT: Environmental Assessment Statement CLIENT: Morris Heights Medical Center DATE: 2009 Project Description: An Environmental Assessment for this approximately 30,000 square foot medical facility that will be located in the Morris Heights neighborhood of Community District 5 in the Borough of the Bronx. The proposed multi-service medical facility will be an addition to the existing Morris […]

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DUTCH KILLS REZONING AND RELATED ACTIONS

DOCUMENT: Environmental Impact Statement CLIENT: New York City Department of Planning DATE: 2007-08 Project Description: Dutch Kills is a lively mixed-use residential, commercial and light industrial community located directly north of the Queensboro Bridge and the Special Long Island City Mixed-Use District. This rezoning project would encompasses 40 blocks adjacent to Sunnyside Yards and just north […]

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Thanh Hoa Master Plan | Northern Vietnam

DOCUMENT: Thanh Hoa Master Plan CLIENT: Thanh Hoa City | UN Habitat and the Asia Development Bank DATE: 2008 Project Description: A strategic master plan for this provincial capital of Northern Vietnam was developed to encourage development towards ecological and sustainable practices and benchmarks. Designed for a future population of 500,000, both demographic and economic criteria […]

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