Ideas for Improvement · Uncategorized · Walkable/Mixed Use

Building a Better Block, in Kaisertown

In April 2010 the “Build a Better Block” project was created in Texas, near Houston on an old streetcar corridor. The project was seeking to revitalize a single commercial block on a street lined with vacant commercial properties, wide streets and little to offer the people of the neighborhood. The goal was to create a… Continue reading Building a Better Block, in Kaisertown

Ideas for Improvement · Media/PR · Uncategorized

Using Social Media to Enhance Kaisertown

In 2015 most people have become accustomed to using social media. For many it’s an easy and fun way to stay in contact with friends and family, post photos of children and stay up to date on current events. Companies are using social media to brand their businesses and each day it proves to be… Continue reading Using Social Media to Enhance Kaisertown

Bars & Restaurants · Businesses · Ideas for Improvement · The Old Neighborhood · Uncategorized · Vacant Property/Demo

Ain’t Cha Ever Comin’ Back?

I watched an interesting TEDX talk once about Detroit. The speaker stressed the importance of the “new Detroit”, meaning that the prosperous, automotive culture that once sustained the city was over. She suggested that Detroit needed to manufacture a path for its future- one that wasn’t necessarily going to look like the Detroit we all… Continue reading Ain’t Cha Ever Comin’ Back?

Ideas for Improvement · Media/PR · Uncategorized · Walkable/Mixed Use

Big Man on Clinton Street

Once upon a time a clever man wrote a well thought out article entitled ‘The Southtowns Could Use A Street’. He opened the piece with a mention of the pricing out of the West Side, North Buffalo, Elmwood and Allentown, and how all of these neighborhoods are located north of downtown. The article can be… Continue reading Big Man on Clinton Street