Smart Growth Roundup for the Week of March 26, 2012

Clayton-New-York

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This week’s Roundup ranges far and wide again in geography and topic, across the Empire State and beyond. Take a look– and let us know about other happenings that we should feature in future Roundups.

Local

Clayton (Thousand Islands) hopes for riverfront transformation
Erie County, its 3 cities expected to submit proposal for land bank
Genesee Gateway Building open for business in Buffalo
Accommodating NYU’s expansion
Sprawl “Dream House” to be auctioned off to support local YMCA
Seneca Nation unveils Buffalo casino design
MTA investments in subway cars means jobs in Plattsburgh

Apartment boom has packed local schools
Bohemian hub in NYC still unprotected; seeks landmark status

State

Cuomo seeks private funding for Tappan Zee Bridge replacement
Route 28 Central Catskills Scenic Byway advances
Oversight urged for local private development agencies
Infrastructure Panel highlights state budget talks
More interested in living next to cemeteries
Grand Concourse Neighborhood in the South Bronx gentrifies

National/International

Zip Rail line would benefit (Rochester–Minnesota) by billions
The greatness of the grid
California cities pack `em in tighter than New York and Chicago
Investing in farmland: investors see hearty results
Sustainability: it should be about more than the bottom line
Hitting the sweet spot in regional planning

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