Parks almost always sound like a good idea. But some are vacant while others are transformative. Here's a list of ten recently completed projects that fall solidly in the latter category.
Yesterday USA Today
Henry Melcher reports on a massive investment plans for Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
Yesterday The Architect's Newspaper
Following a string of developments in 2014 pushing the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) toward more multi-modal planning, a new Strategic Management Plan lays out ambitious goals for the increased use of alternative modes.
2 days ago Streetsblog California
A brewing controversy pits a developer and politician against Chicago's Department of Transportation regarding how and where bike lanes work with the auto traffic created by building uses.
2 days ago Chicago Tribune
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne made a strong case for taking decisive climate change action when she signed an historic agreement to join the Quebec program that trades carbon with California.
2 days ago The Globe and Mail
The work of Marcus Lyons replicates images of already sprawling human development to the breaking point and maybe beyond.
2 days ago CityLab
October through January in Chicago—the first architectural biennial in U.S. history.
2 days ago Architectural Digest
A local alderman makes the case for a one percent sales tax dedicated to providing public funding for a new stadium to house the Milwaukee Bucks.
2 days ago Urban Milwaukee
The winners of a design competition to overhaul a popular tourist destination in Toronto have been announced. Now comes the hard part.
2 days ago National Post
The intersection of Lincoln Ave, Southport Avenue, and Wellington Avenue in the South Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago is in the process of a major upgrade in pedestrian-friendly placemaking.
2 days ago Chi.Streetsblog