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The 2001 Lansdowne Revitalization Plan


A Five-year Redevelopment Strategy for improving
the Quality of Life for Current and future residents of Lansdowne

September 2001


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1 Purpose of the plan
1.2 Study area
1.3 History of East St. Louis
1.4 History of LSC
1.5 The 1992 Lansdowne Plan
1.6 East St. Louis Action Research Project (ESLARP)
1.7 Context for the Lansdowne Neighborhood revitalization Plan

Chapter 2. Empowerment Planning Approach

Chapter 3. Profile of Lansdowne Neighborhood


3.1 Census data
3.2 Neighborhood Condition Survey results

Map List

3.2.1 Land Use Map
3.2.2 Building Occupancy Map
3.2.3 Building Condition Map
3.2.4 Building Material Map
3.2.5 Building Stories Map
3.2.6 Building Improvements Map
3.2.7 Property Condition Map
3.2.8 Trash on Property Map
3.2.9 Trash on Public Right-of-Way Map
3.2.10 Plant Growth Obstructing Sidewalk or Public Right-of-Way Map

Chapter 4. Local perception

4.1 Cognitive mapping
4.2 Resident's Survey Results
4.3 SWOT

Chapter 5. Conclusion

Chapter 6. Introduction to program development

Chapter 7.
Organizational capacity

7.1 Meet Your Neighbors
7.2 Block Captains
7.3 Lansdowne Directory
7.4 Career Build
7.5 Lansdowne Works

Chapter 8. Neighborhood Based Services

8.1 Loving Arms
8.2 Helping Hands
8.3 Bright Minds
8.4 Building Skills, Building Lives
8.5 Farmers' Market

Chapter 9. Infrastructure

9.1 Traffic Calming
9.2 Public Utility and Maintenance
9.3 Improving the Mass Transit System
9.4 Street/Sidewalk Improvement and Construction
9.5 Sewage Upgrade and Expansion

Chapter 10. Housing

10.1 Form Lansdowne Housing Sub-Committee
10.1 Form Lansdowne Housing Sub-Committee
10.3 HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAMS
10.4 HOME Single-Family Rehabilitation Program
10.5 Home Buyer Education Course
10.6 Condemned Housing Clearance Program
10.7 New housing construction in Lansdowne
10.8 Funding Appendix

Chapter 11. Recreation and the environment


11.1 Neighborhood Cleanup Days
11.2 Streetscape Beautification
11.3 Community Gardens
11.4 Code enforcement campaign (CEC)
11.5 Creek Restoration/Walking Trail
11.6 Park Activities
11.7 Park Beautification
11.8 Community Center
11.9 Animal Control

Chapter 12. Crime prevention

12.1 Crime sub committee of LSC
12.2 Police substation
12.3 Neighborhood Watch Program
12.4 Illegal Dumping Prevention Campaign
12.5 Alcohol & Drug Awareness Program
12.6 Service Directory


Document author(s) : Janni Sorensen
Last modified: 24 October 2002, JeongYoon Park

EAST ST LOUIS ACTION RESEARCH PROJECT