Buchanan, Virginia – Where Main Street Meets the Mountains

Start Date
08/24/2018
End Date
08/24/2018
Description
Following the flood of 1985, the town of Buchanan was frozen in time, afraid to move forward and crumbling within. After guidance from CDAC at Virginia Tech, the small town is making a huge comeback and the river has once again become a source of pride and economic development.
Location
Buchanan, VA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Development Trends
Historic Preservation
Housing & Community Design
Site Planning
Sustainable Development & Design
Transportation
Urban Planning & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
3.0
Learning Outcomes
1. General history of the Town of Buchanan and influence of the river.
2. Challenges faced by the town: flooding, etc.
3. Accomplishments and future revitalization efforts.
Instructors
Harry Gleason, Town of Buchanan
Website Registration
Course Codes
Provider
Virginia Chapter of the ASLA


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