Recent Developments in Urban Studies; Preserving Community Value of Ethnically Diverse Retail Centers
Building on the previous retail trends study, students enrolled in this course will identify how to preserve and enhance the value of these ethnic retail centers and how to support equitable access to their diverse mix of retail goods and services. Many centers face pressures for changeand redevelopment. As such, the study will first provide an overview of the geographic distribution of the County s ethnic retail clusters, a history of their growth and development, the communities they serve, andthe social value they contribute. The study will then focus on the well-established ethnic retail clusters in Montgomery County to identifysuccesses and challenges to develop targeted strategies that consider the impact of planned development such as the Purple Line.
Sister Courses: URSP688A, URSP688B, URSP688C, URSP688D, URSP688F, URSP688G, URSP688I, URSP688J, URSP688K, URSP688L, URSP688M, URSP688N, URSP688O, URSP688Q, URSP688R, URSP688V, URSP688W, URSP688X, URSP688Y, URSP688Z