Category Archives: Press

Wall Street Journal: New Rochelle Bets on Its Downtown for Growth

In New Rochelle, RXR and Renaissance Downtowns set up an office downtown, created a website and used social media to solicit ideas and gauge their popularity. City officials and developers hosted meetings in restaurants, auditoriums and even residents’ living rooms.

Downtown New Rochelle Developers To Take Public Input, Create Action Plan

As part of the Crowdsourced Placemaking process that began earlier this year, local officials are teaming with developers from RDRXR to gather input from the community regarding what they are looking for in their future downtown business district.

Renaissance Gets Support For Gateway Plan

Feedback on the overall revitalization plan was “crowdsourced” through the developer’s Source the Station website and in-person meetings with residents. That data was used to create the development strategy ratified by the town board last year.

Riverside Presents Their Action Plan to Southampton Town Board

Members of the Riverside community trekked to Southampton Town Hall last Thursday to present their (crowdsourced) action plan to redevelop their neighborhood to the Southampton Town Board.

Riverside moves forward with crowdsourced solutions for revitalization effort

CSPM Group assists Renaissance Downtowns in the second phase of a “crowdsourcing” campaign to craft a revitalization plan for Riverside, the struggling community just south of downtown Riverhead.