ESLARPEast St. Louis Action Research Project
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


LA/UP 341 Fall 1996

Critical land use issues:

  1. Conversion of abandoned railyards
  2. Redevelopment of dilapidated public housing
  3. Restoration/expansion of relic wetlands
  4. Identification of new commercial and industrial opportunities
  5. Creation/expansion of urban wildlife habitat
  6. Revitalization of suburban strip malls
  7. Addressing freeway blight
  8. Strategic renovation of ageing infrastructure
  9. Floodplain development
  10. Redefinition of urban structure
  11. Waterfront revitalization
  12. Identification and stabilization of historic/cultural sites
  13. Strategic planning of transportation infrastructure
  14. Revitalization of recreation opportunities
  15. Open space planning/greenways
  16. Adaptive re-use of abandoned areas
  17. Analysis of potential agricultural uses for abandoned land
  18. ... and a Top Ten based on a Delphi Analysis of the issues listed above ...





LA/UP 341 Fall 1996

East St. Louis Action Research Project
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