Revitalizing Older Cities Summit


Washington, DC

Event Date:

February 11, 2009 – February 12, 2009


The future of our country’s old cities and towns is essential to the national economy’s health. Now is the moment for us to take advantage of a new Congress and administration and capitalize on the momentum. It is critical that members of Congress understand the consequences of policy choices on older industrial cities’ attempts to re-establish their economies and promote more sustainable development

The Northeast-Midwest Institute, Brookings Institution, Smart Growth America, and Policy Link are planning the first annual Revitalizing Older Cities Capitol Hill Summit as part of a multi-year effort to revitalize older cities. The summit is sponsored by the Northeast-Midwest Congressional and Senate Coalitions, as well as the Revitalizing Older Communities Congressional


Natural Environment

Built Environment

Social/Economic Health





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