Redevelopment Works


Avoiding Gentrification

Last week, we explored public space and what having abundant public space means for a community, including higher property values. This week, I want to…

















Adapting to Change

Last week we explored what it takes for a community to be adaptive and resilient. This week, I want to look at how one centuries-old…


Embracing Change

“The only constant in life is change.” This expression is credited to Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher who lived approximately 2,500 years ago, but it still…





Regional Collaboration

Last week, we looked at different levels of collaboration needed to build a resilient community. This week, I want to dive a little deeper into…





Building Hope and Resilience

Since 2014, the Blueprint Initiative has been the catalyst for projects throughout the Allegheny-Clarion River Valley Region (ACRVR). The Blueprint Core Team and subcommittees focused…