Sometimes Appearances Do Make All the Difference—Revitalizing a South Carolina Downtown
Wednesday - November 27, 2013 at 7:52 am
(Replay from an earlier broadcast) Many South Carolina towns and cities struggle with their efforts to turn around their downtowns. Some of these areas have become over-run with blight, one empty building after another. Our next guest, who has achieved significant success in revitalizing two medium-size cities' downtown areas in our state over the last decade, says that you can't even begin to make progress if local government doesn't enact and enforce an Appearance and Maintenance ordinance.
Mike Switzer interviews Ray Reich, the downtown development manager for Florence, S.C.