Editors: Joseph Bamberg, Merritt Clapp-Smith, Karen Kristiansson, and Mark Shelburne
A digital version of this issue is available here.
|RECOGNIZING A SLAPP SUIT AND UNDERSTANDING ITS CONSEQUENCES
Cook, Darrell; Merriam, Dwight
The article overviews SLAPP suits, describing impacts, judicial, and legislative responses in New York & Massachusetts.
|ATLANTA AND THE OLYMPICS: THE CASE FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING
The article outlines development trends in Atlanta and the impacts of the 1996 Olympics. They argue that the Olympics can be a catalyst for creating a new Atlanta, and describes conditions underpinning Atlanta’s efforts thus far.
|NORTH CAROLINA MAIN STREET PROGRAM AT 15 YEARS: GIVING COMMUNITIES HOPE FOR THEIR DOWNTOWNS
The article depicts the Main Street Program in North Carolina, describing lessons from a statewide perspective.
|GREENSBORO’S ENTERPRISE COMMUNITY STRATEGIC PLAN
A Greensboro Community Planner describes the city’s recent application for the federal Enterprise Community Program, outlining its Strategic Planning process.
|RESIDENTIAL SEGREGATION IN NORTH CAROLINA
The author outlines causes and costs of residential segregation, provides a snapshot of residential segregation in North Carolina, and policy implications of facing these social conditions.
|‘MICRO’ ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT: BUILDING BUSINESSES FROM THE BOTTOM UP
This article examines the need for microbusiness development, surveying both Third World and local perspectives in developing a comprehensive approach to micro-enterprise development.
|THE STREETSCAPE DEMONSTRATION
Deaner, Hugh; Turchi, Francesca
The authors describe a streetscape charette process in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.