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Lakeview, on the North Side of Chicago lost one percent of its total households between 2000 and 2011, while its population grew 11 percent. That means more families, but according to a new report, the neighborhood might need new zoning to keep up.
1 hour ago   Chi.Streetsblog
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