For more, see Robert M. Beckley, “Flint Michigan
and the Cowboy Economy: Deconstructing Flint,“ Taubman College of
Architecture + Planning, The University of Michigan, http://www.tcaup.umich.edu/urp/cowboyeconomy.html
; Nancey Green Leigh and Lynn M. Patterson, “Deconstructin to Redevelop:
A Sustainable Alternative to Mechanical Demolition,“ Journal of the
American Planning Association 72, no. 2 (Spring 2006): 217-25; and Mayor
of Indianapolis, Abandoned Housing Initiative, Vacant Housing Project, http://www.indygov.org/eGov/City/DMD/Abandoned/Overview/home.htm.
(Wes Janz is currently working on a project funded by the Ruth Mott Foundation and Genesee County Research Institute, determining if the amount of waste taken to a landfill after a house demolition in Flint can be reduced.)