A scandal over bonuses and the recession leads to change in project to redevelop Southeast San Diego, but some critics want to see more construction, not just kumbaya.
Apr 5, 2010 San Diego Union Tribune
<em>Next American City</em> kicks off their new podcast by interviewing the Brookings Institution's Alan Berube about how the economic recession is playing out in American cities and metropolitan areas.
Feb 18, 2010 Next American City
Pleasantville, NY may be affluent and amenity-rich, but it isn't immune to the economic downturn. Now some suggest the town should sacrifice character for economic opportunity.
Feb 16, 2010 New York Times
A new plan being pursued by the City of San Francisco would allow developers with projects stalled by the economic recession hold on to their development rights as long as they make some beneficial use of the vacant land until construction starts.
Jan 27, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle
This essay from <em>Places</em> looks at today's economic depression, the nation's crumbling infrastructure, and various efforts to rethink they way America looks at fixing its cities.
Jan 22, 2010 Places
Ed Glaeser argues that housing needs to be viewed as a commodity like any other, rather than an investment.
Jan 10, 2010 Economix Blog
Preservation groups and land trusts are beneficiaries of the economic recession, as prices on land have dropped low enough for many to buy up land for conservation purposes.
Jan 3, 2010 The New York Times
Despite the unfortunate timing of its renovation, Cleveland's Euclid corridor continues to drive development for the city.
Dec 4, 2009 The Plain Dealer
This Colorado city and four others across the nation have made early moves toward sustainability, innovation, and clean technology.
Nov 25, 2009 Christian Science Monitor
Smaller cities are showing signs of struggle, as the amount of college-educated residents continues to drop. Coupled with the economic recession, smaller cities seems to be taking a harder economic hit than their larger counterparts.
Nov 18, 2009 Kansas City Star