am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as
I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can."
- George Bernard Shaw
Download a copy of the summary / press release of the 2007 National Black
Friday Downtown Survey here.
Participants in the 2007 "Community and Countryside" workshop
in Culpeper, Virginia: click here
to download a copy of Kennedy Smith's session on retail mix and franchise
design in historic areas.
Participants in the 2007 Texas Downtown Revitalization Conference: click
to download a copy of Kennedy Smith's breakout session, "Creating
a Dynamic Business Mix".
Download Kennedy Smith's chapters on pedestrian
malls and movie
theatres, published in the Encyclopedia
of American Urban History (2007, SAGE Publications).
Download Kennedy Smith's recent article "Public-Private
Development Finance", in the May 2007 issue of Main
Download Kennedy Smith's recent article "Historic
Preservation Meets Community Development", in the Summer 2007
issue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's Communities and Banking
Participants in the fall 2006 Illinois Main Street Conference: click here
to download a copy of Kennedy Smith's keynote presentation (approx. 3.4
The amount of energy that it takes to manufacture eight bricks, haul them
to a construction site, and place them in a wall is equal to the amount
of energy in a gallon of gasoline. Want to know how much energy the bricks
in your building embody? Download this
Kelo v. The City of New London: What the Supreme Court's eminent domain
ruling means for America's main streets.