Topic: neighborhoods

“The green wall,” which would consist of evergreens and deciduous trees, aims to address neighborhood concerns about trespassing, light pollution and wind, among others.

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University proposes ‘green wall’ for local residents

September 26, 2019 2 comments

University representatives presented a plan to build a “green wall” on the south end of the Erickson Athletic Complex to members of the Stimson Ave. Neighborhood Association during a meeting Wednesday night.

Research reveals Providence socioeconomic divisions

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Research reveals Providence socioeconomic divisions

October 19, 2018 0 comments

Whether by confirming visible disparities or exposing new ones, a new data-based map titled “Opportunity Atlas” uses decades of income data on residents to illustrate the difference a neighborhood can make on a child’s future income — in Providence and throughout the nation.

U. research shows increasing urban racial integration

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U. research shows increasing urban racial integration

November 1, 2016 0 comments

New research conducted by Professor of Sociology John Logan demonstrates that cities across the United States are becoming more integrated.