Adaptive Reuse

August 8, 2008, 10am PDT
This piece from <em>WorldChanging</em> looks at the trend of dying indoor malls, and some creative ideas for reviving or reusing them.
July 11, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Plans were recently revealed for the much-ballyhooed High Line Park in New York, converting an abandoned elevated railway into a recreation area. But the NY Times says, 'I’d been hoping for a utopia. Instead, I got sumac.'</p>
The New York Times
June 19, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>Urban decay blankets much of downtown Detroit. More and more people are pushing for adaptive reuse of the aging and underused buildings, but some city policies may get in the way.</p>
The Next American City
May 19, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Developers in Detroit are planning a condominium project completely made out of used shipping containers. But city approval is needed before the project can move forward.</p>
The Detroit Free Press
April 12, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Old subway cars are being dumped off the coast of Delaware, creating a manmade reef. Life is flourishing in this new underwater subway cemetery, but officials worry the reef may be too successful.</p>
The New York Times
March 9, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>The 93-year old Bronx Borough Courthouse will soon become a charter school.</p>
The New York Times