"In a 20-year study of its member countries, the [Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development] found inequality had increased in 27 of its 30 members as top earners' incomes soared while others' stagnated.
Oct 23, 2008 The Concord Monitor
London, Ontario has been focused on retaining and embracing its creative class. The city remains optimistic that it's on the right track toward becoming a creative city--which has been good news for its economy.
Oct 23, 2008 The Londoner
A California-based architecture firm has been selected by a Sichuan planning department to rebuild the city of Dujiangyan after the deadly earthquake in the province earlier this year.
Oct 23, 2008 Architectural Record
A melting economy and struggling suburbs may mean it's time to reconsider how we model our cities and development patterns, according to this column.
Oct 23, 2008 Chicago Tribune
The problems of today's inner cities and the problems of the suburbs are inextricably linked, says William E. Finley, author of <em>Curing Urbanitis.</em> Exclusive
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Vancouver Olympic officials have announced that temporary Olympic housing units will be reused as permanent affordable housing after the Games.
Oct 22, 2008 The Province
Senator Obama seems to be more "responsive" to cities' needs, while Senator McCain's focus is largely on cutting taxes to restore jobs and business.
Oct 22, 2008 Philadelphia Daily News
Olafur Eliasson’s "Waterfalls" public art installations around New York Harbor's waterfront generated an estimated economic impact of $69 million, exceeding the initial estimate of $55 million.
Oct 22, 2008 The New York Times
A new piece of legislation rewards local governments in California that build affordable housing with money to build and maintain parks.
Oct 22, 2008 Marketwatch
Critic John King says three new housing projects in San Francisco go beyond the goal of shelter, creating fun, attractive environments.
Oct 22, 2008 San Francisco Chronicle