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For The Mwd, It Isn't Easy Being Green : Water: Has The Scourge Of Environmentalists And Northern Californians Changed Its Ways? Consider Its New Chairman., Robert Gottlieb Dec 1992

For The Mwd, It Isn't Easy Being Green : Water: Has The Scourge Of Environmentalists And Northern Californians Changed Its Ways? Consider Its New Chairman., Robert Gottlieb

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

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Planning For People And Beauty, Chester Smolski Aug 1992

Planning For People And Beauty, Chester Smolski

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"Tourists who return from England frequently say the same thing: "What a beautiful country!" True enough, but it did not just happen. A naturally occurring rolling landscape and a climate to keep it green helped, to be sure. But strict government-imposed planning accounts for much of beauty [sic] of present-day England, too."


The Fortune Cookie Was Right, Chester Smolski Aug 1992

The Fortune Cookie Was Right, Chester Smolski

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"It was a typical night in Room 203 at the Rhode Island State House in March. The Land Use Commission meeting was set up for 6 p.m. but the House of Representatives was still in session, so commission members from the House would be delayed. At 6?L:30, the meeting got under way."


How To Expand Homeownership For More Americans, John Atlas, Peter Dreier Mar 1992

How To Expand Homeownership For More Americans, John Atlas, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

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That Precious 'Ambience', Chester Smolski Feb 1992

That Precious 'Ambience', Chester Smolski

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"Colette Peters, former Rhode Island School of Design student, renowned cake baker and author of Colette's Cakes, was recently asked about her food memories of Providence. This current resident of New York said, 'Haven Brothers! We'd go to Haven Brothers for hot dogs when I was a student at RISD. It was what we could afford.'"


Smaller Homes May Spark Recovery, Chester Smolski Jan 1992

Smaller Homes May Spark Recovery, Chester Smolski

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"On the surface, it looks good: The stock market has recently broken through the 3200 level, the Federal Reserve Board has cut the discount lending rate by half over the past year to a 27-year-low of 3.5 percent, the average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage has reached an 18-year low, and the housing affordability index has reached its highest level in 17 years. So why is housing still in the doldrums?"