Virginia Developer Is on a Mission to Revive His Town, by Melena Ryzik (New York Times)
... Ringed by the Blue Ridge Mountains and for generations a successful rail hub, it now has a median income of about $35,000 and is trying to reinvent itself for a different economy: a medical school opened in 2010, and a bike shop is planning to move into the massive old transportation museum.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Revitalization in Roanoke, Virginia.
Certain revitalization themes therein seem applicable to us, while others not. Thanks to W for the link.