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  1. Assessing Land Encumbered by Conservation Restrictions

    Documentos de trabajo
    Mayo 2003
    James J. Czupryna, ASA

    The assessment of land in Massachusetts encumbered by conservation restrictions was not a particular problem in the past since most towns tended to assess large tracts of land at comparatively low...

  2. Holly Whyte

    Visionary for a Humane Metropolis
    Revista Land Lines
    Enero 2003
    Rutherford H. Platt

    In June 2002, about 300 urban design practitioners, writers, ecologists, grassroots activists and students gathered in New York City for “The Humane Metropolis: People and Nature in the 21st Century—...

  3. Overcoming Obstacles to Brownfield and Vacant Land Redevelopment

    Revista Land Lines
    Septiembre 1998
    Thomas K. Wright and Ann Davlin

    June 22, 1998, saw an event that would have been improbable only a short while ago-developers, public officials and environmentalists gathered in Newark's Ironbound neighborhood to announce the...

  4. Exploring Cuba's Urban and Environmental Heritage

    Revista Land Lines
    Septiembre 1998

    Cuba is a striking country. Its historic capital city of Havana boasts 400 years of architectural heritage. Many areas are in a state of sad decay but some represent very creative approaches to...

  5. Land Lines, September 1998

    Revista Land Lines
    Septiembre 1998
    Edited by Ann LeRoyer

    This issue explores fiscal and regulatory instruments for value capture in Brazil; remedies to the challenges of redeveloping brownfields and vacant land in the U.S. Northeast; Cuba’s urban and...

  6. Conservation Easements

    The Interaction of Land Policy and Taxation
    Revista Land Lines
    Mayo 1998

    Conservation easements have become an important new tool for protecting environmentally significant open space. In the past, permanent restrictions against development often required outright...

  7. Land Lines, May 1998

    Revista Land Lines
    Mayo 1998
    Edited by Ann LeRoyer

    This issue looks at property taxation and land valuation methods used to generate public revenue in Korea, China, Singapore, and Vietnam; an assessment of Peru’s urban land regularization...

  8. Open Space Conservation

    Investing In Your Community's Economic Health
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Febrero 1998
    John Tibbetts

    This report describes several techniques of delineating the economic value of open space, explaining their strengths and limitations. The report also analyzes the effectiveness, practicality, and...

  9. Controlling Sprawl in Boulder

    Benefits and Pitfalls
    Revista Land Lines
    Enero 1998

    Boulder, Colorado, has developed a national reputation for having dealt creatively with growth management issues. The city has developed a 27,000-acre greenbelt, a system for controlling the rate of...

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