Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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Planning and Asset Mapping

Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community's Assets.
Evanston, IL: Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 1993.
John P. Kretzman and John L., McKnight

Cities and the Wealth of Nations.
New York: Vintage Books, 1985.
By Jane Jacobs

Revitalizing Urban Neighborhoods.
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1996.
Edited by W. Dennis Keating, Norman Krumholz, and Philip Star
· A collection of articles that both documents the decline of urban neighborhoods and describes the present strategies for revitalizing them.

Neighborhood Planning and Community-Based Development: The Potential and Limits of Grassroots Action.
Sage Publications, 2000.
By William Peterman

Building Community Capacity.
New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 2001.
By Robert J. Chaskin, Prudence Brown, Sudhir Venkatesh, and Avis Vidal.
· Outlines four capacities that communities need to have in order to bring about change: leadership development, community organizing, organizational development and organizational collaboration and networks.

The Old Neighborhood: What we lost in the Great Suburban Migration: 1966-1999.
New York: Free Press, 1999.
By Ray Suarez.
· Discusses how neighborhoods have changed over the past thirty years. The book has a chapter on Cleveland and highlights the Broadway neighborhood.