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30 Minutes- Community Conversation: Building A Thriving Downtown
Community Conversation: Building A Thriving Downtown (29:29) 2011-7-3 Amanda Shauger
30 Minutes- Community Conversation: Building A Thriving Downtown
30 Minutes features excerpts from The 2011 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference. The Arizona Preservation Foundation convened the Arizona Historic Preservation Conference in Tucson on June 22. Community Conversation: Building A Thriving Downtown focused on how preservation and adaptive reuse of a city's historic fabric ties in to local economies, business health and growth, and revitalization efforts. Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance Executive Director Vanessa Bechtol described the importance of focusing and preserving our region's unique cultural and natural assets. Local First Arizona Executive Director Kimber Lanning described the economic benefits that local business provide to our communities and discussed ways to help local entrepreneurs.