November 22, 2016, 2pm PST
The first step of character-based zoning is extracting local DNA. Hazel Borys reviews Tucson's highlights for Sonoran Desert inspiration.
October 6, 2016, 12pm PDT
A landscape architect in Tucson shares a professional lament: intrusive, ugly utilities.
October 10, 2014, 11am PDT
Early reviews and returns on Tucson's Modern Streetcar appear positive, according to an article for Arizona Public Media.
August 6, 2014, 2pm PDT
Restaurants, retail, offices, and adobe homes pop-up in and around the long-suffering downtown damaged by urban renewal.
July 26, 2014, 9am PDT
$87.7 million in voter-approved funding, a $63 million TIGER grant, a $6 million New Starts grant, and $35.6 million in other regional and local funding built the Sun Link streetcar. A whole weekend of festivities will welcome its opening.
May 17, 2010, 1pm PDT
It seems inconceivable - building new homes next to new, vacant homes, but with depressed prices for land and labor a new market for home-buyers who missed out on foreclosure sales has developed in states hit worst by the housing crisis.
The New York Times - Business Day
December 19, 2008, 8am PST
There will be no infill development at Jefferson Park, near the University of Arizona, that increases density. The move contradicts the city's plan to achieve a more "urban feel."
March 20, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Although Tucson has only about 6 percent of the population of metropolitan Los Angeles, residents of the Arizona city fear California-style sprawl and water problems. So where are Tucson residents looking for answers? That's right, California.</p>
California Planning & Development Report