Community / Economic Development

January 11, 2003, 10am PST
A new publication takes a different look at the future of cities and suburbs.
The Baltimore Sun
January 8, 2003, 2pm PST
If you had predicted five years ago that downtown Norfolk would have traffic problems as a result of valet parking, residents would have laughed at you.
Virginian Pilot
January 8, 2003, 1pm PST
Peter Heyrman comments on the 'burbification' of Annapolis.
The Washington Post
January 8, 2003, 8am PST
Welcome to Wal-Mart China. If there's not a Wal-Mart in your neighborhood today, just wait a few minutes.
January 6, 2003, 12pm PST
Property values in the area around the new Clinton Presidential Library development in Little Rock have doubled since the library was announced.
ABC News
January 4, 2003, 9am PST
An editorial in The Philadelphia Inquirer clearly explains why more downtown parking is the wrong approach to planning.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 2, 2003, 7am PST
Archer Courts, a dilapidated, 50-year-old public housing project, is transformed into a 'stunning community asset' that attracts private investment.
The New York Times
December 31, 2002, 5am PST
Cleveland, the third-most-segregated city in the U.S. pays an economic price for its migration patterns.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
December 30, 2002, 1pm PST
A diverse group of Houston residents have launched an effort to demonstrate the need for long-range planning.
The Houston Chronicle
December 30, 2002, 11am PST
You think your community is loud and noisy? Read what's it like to have one million visitors camp on your lawn for 24 hours.
The Los Angeles Times
December 30, 2002, 7am PST
A Northern California town listed on eBay, the online auction website, sold for $1.78 million.
December 28, 2002, 11am PST
Los Angeles plans to dust off a forgotten airport in Palmdale in order to distribute the region's increased demand for air travel.
The Los Angeles Times
December 27, 2002, 1pm PST
The faded Niagra Falls area is counting on the largest Indian-run gambling casino to do what years of redevelopment could not.
The Los Angeles Times
December 26, 2002, 9am PST
Lewis Mumford famously dismissed Los Angeles as '100 suburbs in search of a city'. Has Los Angeles finally found its city?
National Real Estate Investor
December 26, 2002, 7am PST
The town of Bridgeville, CA, is up for sale on EBay, the popular online auction website.
December 18, 2002, 1pm PST
Aging Providence suburb plans to completely rebuild one of its small mill villages using special tax incentives and a development partnership.
The Providence Journal
December 18, 2002, 11am PST
An ad campaign that questioned residents' committment to their city future helped draw people in to forum in Youngstown, OH.
Dayton Daily News
December 18, 2002, 8am PST
Downtown Portland's 'Smart Park' garages downtown are usd to promote local businesses. What happens if affordable short-term parking is eliminated?
The Portland Tribune
December 18, 2002, 6am PST
The nation's most infamous tenaments -- Chicago's Cabrini-Green projects -- are being torn down. 60 Minutes reports.
CBS News
December 16, 2002, 2pm PST
West University neighborhood - the most crowded and most mobile neighborhood in Eugene -- has had five riots in six years.
The Register-Guard