In 1997 she agreed to an interview about the findings from her study. Click on the play triangle to hear the first part of her remarks.
Just looking over the past two decades, downtown Covington has made great strides in the areas mentioned in her study, particularly in becoming a more defined "focal point" for commercial shopping, professional services, social gathering places and artistic expression. Part two of the interview mentions these and other attributes of downtown Covington's growth.
Looking back at the 1990's, we can see Covington's most recent achievements, a new city hall, the Tammany Trace trailhead and museum, the new Southern Hotel, art galleries galore, coffee houses, rehabilitated older structures, and best of all, people flocking the streets, friends meeting friends, and business people doing business.