ERIC Number: ED452304
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
The Renaissance of the American City: A Compendium of City Strategies Prepared for the Summit for Investment in the New American City (Washington, DC, April 4-5, 2001).
United States Conference of Mayors, Washington, DC.
This compendium report presents papers on what mayors have done to revitalize their cities. These efforts have been concentrated on improving schools and educational outcomes, renewing strong neighborhoods, investing in infrastructure, improving public health facilities, and reducing crime. The reports include: "City of Akron: The Akron Renaissance" (Don Plusquellic); "City of Boston: Getting the Job Done" (Thomas M. Menino); "City of Cedar Rapids" (Lee R. Clancey); "City of Charlotte: Charlotte's Growth Fuels Boom" (Patrick McCrory); "City of Chicago" (Richard M. Daley); "City of Dallas" (Ron Kirk); "City of Denver" (Wellington E. Webb); "City of Detroit" (Dennis Archer); "City of Minneapolis: The Renaissance of Minneapolis" (Sharon Sayles Belton); "City of New Orleans: Leading New Orleans--America's Comeback City" (Marc H. Morial); "City of Pasadena: Pasadena Builds on Strengths To Meet City Needs" (Bill Bogaard); "City of Providence: The Transformation of One of America's Oldest Cities" (Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci); and "City of Reno" (Jeff Griffin). (SM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United States Conference of Mayors, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: California (Pasadena); Colorado (Denver); Illinois (Chicago); Louisiana (New Orleans); Massachusetts (Boston); Michigan (Detroit); Minnesota (Minneapolis); Nevada (Reno); North Carolina (Charlotte); Ohio; Rhode Island (Providence); Texas (Dallas)