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


Annual Report 1995-96

Establishing the Neighborhood Technical Assistance Center

The NTAC will provide community development, not-for-profit management and architectural assistance to neighborhood groups and community-based organizations.

Plans are underway for an East St. Louis Neighborhood Technical Assistance Center, which will provide community development, not-for-profit management and architectural assistance to neighborhood groups and community-based organizations. This center, which is scheduled to open in Fall, 1996, was made possible by funding from East St. Louis Community Development Block Grant and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Damon Smith, a graduate of the University of Illinois Department of Urban and Regional Planning Master's Program, has been hired as director of the NTAC. Mr. Smith has extensive knowledge of East St. Louis neighborhood groups and municipal agencies through his work for ESLARP and as a research associate at the East St. Louis Financial Advisory Authority. Patricia Nolan, a 1996 graduate of the U of I Urban and Regional Planning Master's Program, was hired as the NTAC community planner. A search is currently underway for a licensed architect.


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Annual Report 1995-96

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