As Seattle considers ways to improve its waterfront, local architect and urban planner Mark Hinshaw evaluates a conflict brewing 1,250 miles to the south, for a lesson on what not to do with valuable downtown waterfront real estate.
Feb 15, 2012 Crosscut
The Banks, an ambitious redevelopment plan for Cincinnati's waterfront, is near completion. Travis R. Eby takes a look.
Sep 26, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
Waterfront Toronto is a public advocacy group formed in 2001 to plan the city's extensive waterfront revitalization. In early Sept., Mayor Rob Ford announced he was taking over and turning the land into a giant mall park. Urbanists to the rescue!
Sep 23, 2011 The Atlantic Cities
The Wall Street Journal profiles New York City Planning Director Amanda Burden, focusing on the populist projects her department has been successful in building in recent years.
Jun 29, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
A number of cities in Washington are embarking on waterfront redevelopment projects. The projects range from the relatively small to the complete makeover.
Jun 11, 2011 Crosscut
Toledo, Ohio's local economy is ailing, but two developers recruited from China see significant opportunity in redeveloping the city's waterfront.
May 31, 2011 The New York Times
Landscape architect James Corner, whose eponymous firm designed the High Line, turns its attention to Seattle. Last week, Corner presented his plans for reorienting the city towards the waterfront.
May 23, 2011 The Seattle Times
Buffalo, New York is restoring portions of its historic waterfront into a 2-acre, walkable, mixed-use neighborhood.
May 12, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
Mayor Bloomberg has revealed plans to transform New York City's waterfront, calling it a sixth borough. The city envisions new parks, piers, and promenades across the entire city's waterfront.
Mar 15, 2011 DNAInfo
In 2013, San Francisco will host America's Cup; many hope this will expedite development along the Bay City's waterfront.
Mar 11, 2011 The Achitect's Newspaper