Start Year: 2021

Dr. Karen Lowrie leads planning team for City of Elizabeth revitalization projects

Karen Lowrie, Ph.D., is leading EAC’s work on the planning team for two different neighborhood revitalization projects in the City of Elizabeth, NJ.  Working with the Elizabeth Development Company, Dr. Lowrie is helping to prepare neighborhood revitalization plans for the Midtown District and for the Elizabethport/New Point Rd. neighborhood as part of the state DCA Neighorhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) program.  She, assisted by graduate planning and policy students, is gathering data on resident needs and development opportunities, and working with community stakeholders to identify goals and strategies for future implementation funding.  The plans will be completed in the summer of 2021.

For more information, contact Karen Lowrie via email.