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Friday, August 29, 2014
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Preservation as Change of Mind

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Guest writer and preservationist Margo Warminski offers some closing thoughts following the Historic Preservation Conference in Cleveland. This article was first published by the Preservation Rightsizing Network and is re-posted with permission from the author and blog editors.

OSP Workshop Panel Discussions Now Live

Monday, August 11, 2014

Missed the OSP Workshop & Hackathon in June? You can catch up on the discussion in full recordings of our Workshop Panels here. Here’s the full schedule of panels and their participants:

 

 

Session 1http://youtu.be/cZTjrEsOtFw

Obituary of Former American Assembly President William Sullivan

Thursday, October 31, 2013

It is with considerable sadness that The American Assembly announces the passing of William H. Sullivan (Oct. 12, 1922—Oct 11, 2013), who served as our President from 1979 to 1986. After a distinguished career as a diplomat and a scholar, Bill brought great prestige to our institution, stabilizing The Assembly’s finances and developing innovative projects. He was held in high esteem by all who had the privilege to work with him, especially The Assembly’s trustees and staff, who extend their condolences to his family.

Strategies for Legacy Cities Articulated in Lincoln Institute Report

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Strategies for rebuilding struggling cities are articulated in the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's Regenerating America's Legacy Cities report.

Assembly's Nick Hamilton Joins Urban Policy Experts for Next City's Vanguard

Thursday, June 20, 2013

The American Assembly's Nick Hamilton was honored to join 42 urban policy experts from thirty cities at the June 10-12  Next City's Vanguard 2013. The "Vanguards" compared experiments in building upon a city's unique set of assets and exchanged new civic engagement strategies. Young leaders from around the nation drew from the many examples of innovation in the legacy city of Cleveland, Ohio, including urban agriculture (pictured, on the right).

"On the Media" interviews "Copy Culture" author and Assembly VP

Monday, February 4, 2013

During the week of February 1st, American Assembly Vice President Joe Karaganis appeared on NPR's "On Media" program to talk about the newly released volume "Copy Culture in the U.S. and Germany," a comparative study of habits around media consumption and acquisition. Listen to that interview here.

 

American Assembly VP Joe Karaganis Speaks at O'Reilly's "Tools of Change" Conference

Monday, February 20, 2012

American Assembly VP Joe Karaganis spoke at O'Reilly's "Tools of Change for Publishing" conference February 14th in New York City.  Karaganis, editor of Media Piracy in Emerging Economies, spoke about opposition to SOPA in the United States and ACTA in Europe.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4rXM3tDpt0&feature

Citiwire.net: ‘Rustbelt’ to ‘Legacy’ — Rethinking Old Cities’ Potential

Monday, February 6, 2012

Neal Peirce of Citiwire.net recently wrote about The American Assembly's latest book, "Rebuilding America's Legacy Cities: New Directions for the Industrial Heartland," focusing on funding and technology as means to solve these cities' dilemma.

 

Read the Citiwire.net column here.

Legacy Cities Assembly in The Economist

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The American Assembly's "Reinventing America's Legacy Cities" meeting and report were cited in an article on shrinking cities in The Economist in October.  The piece also quoted Dan Kildee, President, Center for Community Progress, who participated in the Assembly. Read the article here.

 

 

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