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  • n. Plural form of downtown.


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  • Many say they want to shop in downtowns, in quaint, one-of-a-kind stores.

    What Main Street Can Learn From the Mall

  • It is significant that the cities doing best by their downtowns are the ones doing best at historic preservation. » Waiting on the wrecking ball

  • From a sustainability perspective, the densification of our downtowns is the only real solution.

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  • "We sort of resent the fact that these lifestyle centers are calling themselves 'downtowns' when we already have a downtown," says Jeanette Billings, a director of the Downtown Naples Association in Florida, formed recently by local merchants concerned about the opening of four lifestyle centers north of the city.

    Scenes From a New Mall

  • There are at least hundreds, perhaps over 1,000 hotzones in limited areas, such as downtowns, parks, or public squares across hundreds of cities.

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  • "Managed growth in the downtowns has been a revenue generator in other parts of the country with greater job growth, lower property taxes, fewer cars and better environmental outcomes.

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  • "downtowns" in North America, for railway station areas in continental Europe, and for master-planned districts of Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. - Comments

  • New Jersey is looking to use this type of tax credit, called an Urban Transit Hub credit, to keep companies in the state and target urban downtowns.

    Newark Lands Panasonic With Subsidies

  • Fort Wayne, Ind., Condos While many downtowns enjoyed a housing renaissance during the boom years, Fort Wayne, Ind., was largely passed over.

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  • Even as values of office towers in some U.S. downtowns have recovered surprisingly well since the market's nadir in 2009, the suburban office market has barely budged.

    Downtown Offices Continue Recovery


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