Economic Development Officials In 3 Cities Share How They're Bringing People, Businesses Back To Downtown
18 May 2022
The future of downtowns across America has been debated and scrutinized since the onset of the Covid19 pandemic.
In the early days of the pandemic, people decamped dense urban cores for more square footage, social distancing and cost savings elsewhere. People stopped going into the office, which meant central business district towers emptied out. Once-bustling streets became silent. Restaurants, bars and dry cleaners closed their doors — many permanently.