As the city of Los Angeles considers a plan to allow construction of a football stadium downtown, some have called into question the economic projections of developers.
Sep 1, 2011 Los Angeles Times
A new public plaza is being built in Washington D.C., and this rundown from <em>The Dirt</em> highlights its people-focused design.
May 7, 2011 THE DIRT
The city of Baltimore has a new open space plan it thinks will lead the city to future growth that is smarter, more vibrant, and better overall for its residents.
Mar 11, 2011 Project For Public Spaces
Despite the city's heavy dependence on cars, a newly-approved project in Los Angeles will transform a Downtown street into a better experience for pedestrians, cyclists, and transit-riders.
Feb 18, 2011 GOOD Magazine
Three public plazas in the center of Philadelphia are set to see much-needed makeovers, and soon.
Feb 14, 2011 The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Urban Land Institute recently awarded Campus Martius Park in Detroit the 2010 Urban Open Space Award for helping to rejuvenate the historic city center.
Feb 11, 2011 UrbanLand
The Boston Globe discovers that midsize towns across Massachusetts are ditching the mall and revitalizing their downtowns.
Jan 25, 2011 The Boston Globe
Earlier this week, the new American Community Survey data was released. Daniel Nairn writes that the new data show "a reversal of the 20th century story of urban decline."
Dec 18, 2010 SustainableCitiesCollective
Motivated by factors such as municipal incentive packages and the changing preferences of younger workers, many companies are relocating to central business districts, reversing a post-war trend that based the American workplace in the suburbs.
Dec 14, 2010 The Wall Street Journal
The city of Richmond, Virginia, is hoping to undo years of downtown driving confusion and congestion by converting its web of one-way streets into two-way streets.
Aug 23, 2010 Richmond Times-Dispatch