Author(s): Brooks, Arthur C. and Kushner, Ronald J.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2000

This article is a best-practice analysis of cultural district development in several American cities. This article was published in the International Journal of Arts Management, an essential reading for the arts management community.

Author(s): Frost-Kumpf, Hilary Anne
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1997

This handbook examines a particular strategy of cultural revitalization - the development of cultural districts. More than 90 cities in the have planned or implemented such districts, positioning the arts at the center of their urban revitalization efforts.

Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1996

Author(s): Greenberg, Sue
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1994

This report will provide a framework to assess the current state of the arts in St. Louis. It is based on questionnaires (Appendix A) completed by both grantmakers and 58 grantseekers (Appendix B), interviews and secondary research. (from abstract)

Author(s): Museum Management Consultants and Polaris Research and Development
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

The study was designed to achieve the following objectives: To determine how the ethnic and cultural background of various groups (African Americans, Latinos, Asians and Caucasians) affect their attitudes and behavior with regard to museum attendance and other leisure time activities. To determine visitor expectations and barriers to visitation. To determine visitor preferences for museum exhibits, services and amenities..... (from abstract)

Author(s): Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1993

There are more reasons to visit New York City and its surrounding region than almost anywhere else in the world. This region boasts an amazing diversity of attractions as it is a global center for the arts, entertainment, business, and retailing and home to many of the country's most important historic landmarks and other sightseeing attractions. Visitors are supported by a vast network of businesses, including nearly 70,000 hotel rooms and 25,000 restaurants in the City alone.

Author(s): Magie, Dian
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 1993

March 1993 Monograph explores Tucson's downtown revitalization

Author(s): Tacoma Planning and Development Services, Cultural Plan Steering Committee
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1992

Report of the Cultural Plan Steering Committee to the City of Tacoma that presents the city's cultural needs, opportunities and recommendations for the future. The goals of the plan are to enrich awareness and pride in our cultural diversity, to expand Tacoma's cultural endeavors and to use increased cultural activity to improve our quality of life.

Author(s): Boyer, Ernest L.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1991

The Baltimore Community Foundation decided to commission a report on art and culture in Central Maryland. The goals were to stimulate broad-based discussion on the role of the arts in the community, develop concrete proposals to strengthen the arts, and it was hoped, avert a crisis within the cultural sector. The report was to include consideration of all the region's organized cultural activities in music, dance, theatre, and the visual arts as well as recreation, literature, history, and the sciences.

Author(s): Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

Downtown Pittsburgh has found a new business partner - the arts. The energy and attraction of the arts is being linked to public improvements, private investment, and commercial development to create a unique market draw for downtown, the Cultural District. Plans to establish a Cultural District in the 14-block Penn-Liberty area, bounded by Liberty Avenue, Stanwix and 11th Streets, and the Allegheny River, have been evolving for several years. Now a master plan for the District is complete.