Sunday, February 17, 2019
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More on Greenspaces in Downtown Districts

Recently, we visited Foley, Arkansas. While their downtown was small, it was very impressive. I've been talking about walkability and green spaces, and I think that this shows that off extremely well. Once you begin to strip away the external elements, you're left with a narrow sidewalk and a building that is

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Parks matter.

Can you imagine what downtown Paducah, Kentucky would look like without the vibrant splashes of green? Did you know that this not only helps with the visual appeal, but also has a strong economic impact as well? *Check this out:* * Homes and businesses that are adjacent to naturalistic parks and open

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Have you heard of the Complete Streets movement?

Surprisingly, not many have. Prior to WWII, most towns catered towards the downtown areas. However, with the rise of the automobile and the suburban boom following the war, most towns designed transportation routes that catered towards vehicles rather than traditional pedestrian traffic. In 1971, Oregon made a bold move to get

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Articles on Poteau History

Poteau Historical Articles Cavanal Hill Historic Route Bonnie and Clyde in Poteau, Oklahoma Belle Starr in Poteau, Oklahoma The Victory Theater in Poteau, Oklahoma Old Town Poteau, a Virtual Study Senator Robert S. Kerr In Poteau Heckabbe's Station on the Poteau River LeFlore County during WWI Letter from a Soldier from LeFlore County during WWI President Kennedy visits Poteau, Oklahoma The

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Community Resources

In a recent survey we conducted, many of the respondents stated that they wanted to have easy access to City and community resources.  While many of the resources can be found on each cities website, this post is intended to bring together the most common resources requested. Poteau Community Resources The City

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