5. Preparing a Downtown Revitalization Plan – CM credit not available

Do you remember spending time downtown with friends and family-shopping, strolling, or going to the movies? You can recapture that vibrancy. Learn how to revitalize your small town downtown through the combination of physical improvements that enhance the historic setting and a targeted marketing effort to recruit new businesses.  

CD-ROM includes a recording of this session from the 2007 APA National Planning Conference synchronized with a PowerPoint presentation, program transcript, PowerPoint presentation note sheets, and supplemental reading materials.


  • Lisa C. Nagle, AICP, Principal, Elan Planning & Design, Inc.
  • Melissa M. McManus, Director of Community Development, Village of Rouses Point, New York
  • Patricia A. Tatich, AICP, County of Warren, New York Planning Department