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CITY ISSUES
Lancaster City
Strengthening Older Communities
Sustainable Tourism for Downtown Lancaster
The Benefits of Place
David Rusk Report: York and Lancaster Comparisons
Ten Steps to a Living Downtown
For the Love of Food, Baseball and Art
NLC City Fiscal Conditions Report 2013
Developer Has Plans for Hotel Brunswick
Census Shows City on the Rise
City Collapsing From the Inside
City Drops Plans to Renovate Armory
Lancaster City is Financially Sound
Pedestrians in City Beware
Local Firms Weigh Skybox Leases
Forgotten Community Fears Change
City Hopes to Unlock $210M
Alex Shear 73 Lancaster Native Collector of Kitsch
Lancaster Begins Making CRIZ Promise a Reality
Can Lancaster Learn to Charleston?
The Lancaster Food Scene; Totally Happening
More People Want in on Lancaster’s Downtown Investment District
Municipal League Awards Lancaster First Sustainable Community Certification
Lancaster’s Long-Range Plans Target Businesses, Community
Outlining Hopes For a Revitalized Southwest

Lancaster City Alliance
Two Lancaster Nonprofits Consolidate Hope Others Will Follow Suit
Alliance Brainstorming City’s Future
Charting a Course for the Red Rose City

Marriott Hotel, Convention Center
The Realities of Convention Centers as Economic Development Strategy - The Brookings Institution
Waiting for a Plan
After Multiple Delays Funding Agreement Still Pending for Lancaster County Convention Center
Still No Finance Deal on Center
The Impact So Far
PA Dutch Visitors Bureau Rejects Martin Plan for Convention Center
Lancaster County Convention Center: What’s Settled; What’s Next?
Visitors Bureau Signs Lancaster County Convention Center Agreement
Questions About Hotel Tax Numbers
Cities Looking To Attract Conventions Add Hotel Rooms
Penn Square Rises

Lancaster Train Station
For Train station Project Long Journey Nears Its End
Train Station Plan Back on Rail
Summit Takes Big Picture View of Keystone Rail Corridor


LIVABILITY, AMENITIES
Library System
Business Services Cut at Library
City Library Making Strides in Funding Split
Database Dispute Goes Before Commissioners
County Could Help Run Libraries


OTHER MUNICIPALITIES
Cocalico Proposes New Look at Police


PUBLIC SPACES
Green Space: A Breath of Fresh Air in the City


RETAIL VITALITY, STREETSCAPES
Older, Smaller, Better, Measuring How the Character of Buildings and Blocks Influences Urban Vitality