Renewing the visual character of Economy, Indiana, with the Cardinal Greenway Trail as a stimulus

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dc.contributor.advisor Russell, John R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Pedersen, Douglas Thomas en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:37:55Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:37:55Z
dc.date.created 1997 en_US
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.identifier LD2489.Z75 1997 .P43 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/185930
dc.description.abstract This study provides a strategy from which Economy, Indiana may find structure for future improvement and growth, en route to establishing this Town as a model community for small, rural Indiana towns adjoining rails-to-trails networks. After conducting a visual inventory of the Town, significant physical design components were selected for analysis, including land use, circulation, streetscape, vegetation, buildings/structures, park area, open space/vacant land, and a surveyed historic district. The evidence suggests that even though most of Economy's original visual historic patterns and components still exist, they are in a continual decline. Using the Cardinal Greenway rails-to-trails project as a catalyst, the recommendations will assist the improvement of Economy's visual character, and take advantage of rails-to trails tourism as one means of revitalization.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Landscape Architecture
dc.format.extent vii, 117 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rail-trails -- Indiana -- Economy. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Community development -- Indiana -- Economy. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Civic improvement -- Indiana -- Economy. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rail-trails -- Economic aspects. en_US
dc.title Renewing the visual character of Economy, Indiana, with the Cardinal Greenway Trail as a stimulus en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.L.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1048398 en_US


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