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    Boston, MA- Newbie

    Hi All,

    Just joining the forum here.

    Recently completed an MA in planning @ Clark University in Worcester, Mass. I've been doing a fair amount of brownfields inventory work ( enough gems in Mass to last a lifetime), local economic development work and design work for community and municipal presentations.

    Looking forward to participating in the discussions. Favorite recent reads include Mike Davis' Dead Cities and his diatribe on the malfunction of San Diego (timely there); Kunstler's 'Long Emergency', Sandercock's 'Cosmopolis II', Friedmann's 'China's Urban Transition.

    Talk soon,

    Stephen

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    welcome! i've got family in and around worcester.
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    Welcome. I didn't think Clark had a MA Planning program. Is it new? If I remember from visiting, isn't there a big brownfield right across the street from the University?

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    Indeed you are correct on both pts: the planning program is 3 years new, and there is a huge brownfield right across the street that both the city and Clark have finally begun to redevelop- a great success story amongst the ruin of Worcester.

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    Quote Originally posted by Seabishop
    Welcome. I didn't think Clark had a MA Planning program. Is it new? If I remember from visiting, isn't there a big brownfield right across the street from the University?

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    Welcome. I just finished my Master's and moved back to the Boston area.

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    Quote Originally posted by metts
    Indeed you are correct on both pts: the planning program is 3 years new, and there is a huge brownfield right across the street that both the city and Clark have finally begun to redevelop- a great success story amongst the ruin of Worcester.

    Stephen
    Maybe Clark's program is another reason why URI's is folding.

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