Performing Arts Center: Does Uptown Culture Stimulate Downtown Vitality?
Arts organizations, Elected Officials, Government, For Community Planning and Development, Visual Arts, Community Development, Planning
Performing arts centers have been touted as a strategy for revitalizing downtowns by increasing activities that bring in residents with higher incomes, tourists,arts employees, educated workers, and housing. Despite their popularity, civic leaders have encountered issues. This dissertation compares downtowns with and without performing arts centers.Visit External Resource