Prof. Karl Seidman
Prof. Susan Silberberg
Revitalizing Urban Main Streets focuses on the physical and economic renewal of urban neighborhood Main Streets by combining classroom work with an applied class project. The course content covers three broad areas:
The course has dual goals: to explore the integration of economic and physical development interventions in ways that reinforce commercial district revitalization efforts, and to apply this knowledge through the development of a formal neighborhood commercial revitalization plan for a client business district.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Seidman, Karl, and Susan Silberberg. 11.439 Revitalizing Urban Main Streets: Mission Hill & Egleston Square, Boston, Spring 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-439-revitalizing-urban-main-streets-mission-hill-egleston-square-boston-spring-2003 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA