Land Use

The long shadow of 20th century urban renewal strategies color the debate over three potential redevelopment proposals for the site of the former site of the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex on St. Louis' Near North Side.
3 hours ago   Next City
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The following interview, as published in the 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, features Jason Neville, senior planner for the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority. Exclusive
Yesterday  By Jason Neville
Housing supply is offering up something that looks very different than what today's households want to buy.
2 days ago   PlaceShakers
A three-year pilot program of market-pricing for parking in the university town of Berkeley, California is already revealing surprising realities about parking demand in the city.
3 days ago   Systematic Failure
An op-ed column for The Buffalo News explains the thinking behind Buffalo's new Green Code—especially its benefits for walking, bicycling, and public transit.
3 days ago   Buffalo News
Despite its economic dynamism, Mumbai is known for a lack of adequate housing. Citywide increases to maximum Floor Space Indices (i.e., Floor Area Ratios) will increase living space per resident, provided the right redevelopment takes place.
3 days ago   Vox
It often seems that streetscapes' appearances and forms are immutable, but Los Angeles is trying something new. Through a herculean effort called Recode: LA, Los Angeles is rewriting its codes and, consequently, may change how its streets look.
4 days ago   Public CEO
The 200-acre operational rail yard is the largest of six affordable housing sites that Mayor Bill de Blasio targeted for development. He hopes to build more than 11,000 units of affordable housing there, but Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is not on board.
4 days ago   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
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In the 2000s, it was commonplace to hear from real estate experts that rising home prices were close to a sure bet. However, the 2008 crisis in the U.S. Blog Post
Feb 20, 2015   By JPER
An interview with Joel Russell, executive director of the Form-Based Codes Institute.
Feb 19, 2015   AARP
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In a recent article in the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, law student Paige Pavone critic Blog Post
Feb 19, 2015   By Michael Lewyn