Downtowns

The city of Clearwater in Tampa Bay has a "sleepy" downtown, much of which is owned by the Church of Scientology. Can investments by the city revive its downtown, as it did with $30 million worth of investments in Clearwater Beach?
Jul 7, 2014   Tampa Bay Times
<p>After forty years in the statistical doldrums, what does Milwaukee make of a sudden, slight increase in population? Local expert and urban enthusiast Dave Steele reports.</p>
May 20, 2008   The Next American City
<p>New research from the University of Connecticut shows that on-street parking is a key ingredient in a vibrant and pedestrian-friendly downtown.</p>
May 19, 2008   The Hartford Courant
<p>Plans for a 4.6 km tramway have been announced for downtown Burj Dubai -- a $136 million transit system intended to link major developments in the rapidly rising emirate.</p>
Apr 26, 2008   Arabian Business
<p>Buildings are being renovated all over downtown Washington D.C., and as they rise so does the city's tax revenue.</p>
Mar 19, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>The highly anticipated mixed-use Grand Avenue project in downtown L.A. has just secured $100 million in funding. This new funding is expected to kickstart the project's construction, which has been delayed for months.</p>
Mar 18, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
<p>The suburban Detroit town of Wixom is looking to lure in residents by creating dense downtown living.</p>
Mar 18, 2008   The Detroit Free Press
<p>This report from <em>Progressive Urban Management Associates</em> outlines the ten trends that will impact downtowns over the next two decades.</p>
Mar 17, 2008   Downtown Idea Exchange
<p>Proposed housing developments in the urban core of Waco, Texas, have given many in the city high hopes for a denser, more vibrant central city.</p>
Mar 11, 2008   The Waco Tribune
<p>Zoning changes in downtown Seattle have created a more dense area, as was intended. But the zoning changes are also bringing some unintended consequences.</p>
Mar 2, 2008   The Stranger
<p>Two notable large-scale projects in downtown L.A. have not broken ground on time, which many see as a sign of the end of downtown's real estate boom.</p>
Mar 1, 2008   The Architect's Newspaper