Tim Culvahouse argues that while the widely published and discussed post-Katrina rebuilding project is a worthy undertaking, its designers should take more cues from local building traditions.
Oct 7, 2010 Places
Created by Nathan Mendelsohn, California City is the state's thrid largest in size but exists mostly in his imagination. Home to 14000 people who inhabit one end of the massive tract, just a corner next to over 185 square miles of empty development.
Aug 16, 2010 Los Angeles Times
Renata Simril, regional VP for national developer Forest City, describes the financing and policy mechanisms she sees as necessary to bring TOD to cities.
Jul 8, 2010 The Planning Report
Vision California, the state's first planning document in over thirty years, was released Wednesday and concludes that planners "should focus on creating compact development in already established cities," over continued suburban sprawl.
Jun 25, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle
18.6 million American households –renters and homeowners alike – spend more than half their income on housing, according to a new study by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Jun 21, 2010 City Limits
A wish for stronger community ties and social interaction is prevalent among mixed-income Chicago residents, study finds.
May 23, 2010 The New York Times
264 luxury residential developments are vacant in New York City, according to a new report. Could they be a temporary solution to a serious homeless problem?
May 15, 2010 City Limits
Long commute + High Fuel Costs = Home Losses in Exurbs.
Feb 26, 2010 Marketplace
What housing slump? Canada's real estate recovery has been so fast, some analysts worry it signals a return to speculation.
Feb 9, 2010 Wall Street Journal