Demographics

Ben Brown wades into the wealth/income inequity morass to make a pitch for getting beyond "gentrification" squabbles and on to wealth-building strategies for the bottom 90 percent.
Mar 16, 2015   PlaceShakers
By utilizing rental data Netflix makes freely available, the New York Times has published a Google Maps mashup illustrating the most popular rental titles in each zip code.
Jan 15, 2010   New York Times
Joel Kotkin sees a trend in a 'New Localism'- people aren't moving around like they used to, and it's causing them to reengage with their communities.
Oct 13, 2009   Newsweek
Greenwich cites concerns over aesthetics and liability.
Aug 14, 2009   The New York Times
A new GIS-based service promises to improve on real estate agents by using GIS data to locate promising sites to locate for business.
Jan 9, 2009   BusinessWeek
Charlotte faces a number of challenges in the 21st century, from rising immigration to declining industry to sprawl. This <em>Citistates Report</em> suggests one strategy to harbor a healthy future: go green.
Oct 8, 2008   The Charlotte Observer
Its birth rate declining, Canada is facing an unprecedented drop in school enrollments, leading to a wave of closures.
Sep 4, 2008   The Globe and Mail
<p>Author Alan Ehrenhalt says that conditions are ripe for the permanent return of downtown residential neighborhoods, and that a "demographic inversion" has already begun in Manhattan, Chicago and Washington, DC, among other cities.</p>
Aug 1, 2008   The New Republic
Two years ago I saw John Norquist, former Mayor of Milwaukee and current President and CEO of the Congress for the New Urbanism, give a presentation on the state of America's cities. Blog Post
Jun 3, 2007   By Mike Lydon
I had heard stories about this the last time I visited Japan in 2004, but this month's Tokyo city briefing from The Economist brought this trend back to my attention. Blog Post
Apr 17, 2007   By Anthony Townsend