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View Resource The Bruner Foundation

The Rudy Bruner Foundation and Award for Urban Excellence was created in 1986 by Simeon Bruner to honor his late father. The award seeks to honor those urban places that "are developed with such vision and imagination that they transform urban problems into creative solutions." The award is given every two years, and one gold medal prize is awarded (along with a $50,000 prize) and several silver...

http://brunerfoundation.org/
View Resource UN-Habitat: United Nations Human Settlements Programme

Started in 1978, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme is designed to prevent and ameliorate problems that stem from the massive growth of conurbations throughout the world, with a special focus on those major urban locales in the developing world. For persons interested in this broad set of topics and the multilateral responses to such conditions, this site is invaluable. The site...

https://unhabitat.org/
View Resource As 'white flight' comes to an end, policymakers and community leaders talk about what this means for American cities

Racial Balance Shifts as 'White Flight' Subsides [Real Player] http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=92744947&ft=1&f=1015 How Willie Kathryn Suggs Changed the Harlem Real-Estate Market http://nymag.com/realestate/features/48328/ In Thousands of Images, a Photographer Builds a History in Harlem [Free registration may be...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/0725