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for Carolina Planning Vol. 32 Issue 1, Winter 2007
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In the past few decades, economic growth in Chapel Hill has fueled the demand for housing in the town and put increasing development pressure on many of the town's traditional neighborhoods. Northside, a historically African-American neighborhood, began experiencing these development pressures in the 1990s as new construction increased rapidly. In response to the pressures, Northside residents worked with town officials to establish a Neighborhood Conservation overlay district to constrain development in order to preserve the character of this long-standing neighborhood.
This article presents an interview with Dr. John Cooper, director of the Emergency Preparedness Demonstration project, about the Project's efforts to help low-income, minority communities build capacity for emergency response and preparedness.
Racism is still a pervasive problem in today's cities, and successful urban planning requires addressing this problem in both its blatant and subtle manifestations.