4 hours ago
Sometimes you have to stop and laugh about the big problem with no immediate nor obvious solution. You might even learn something while doing it.
2 days ago
In what could be a first, but potential not a last, the power of the California Environmental Quality Act was invoked in San Francisco with regard to concerns about gentrification.
2 days ago
Sam Hall Kaplan reviews "Eyes on Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs" and offers insight gained from personal experience with the "Saint of City Planning."
3 days ago
Lax code enforcement is one of the concerns being raised by the devastating fire that occurred during a rave-style party, Artists had taken up residence in the building, which was not permitted for either general assembly events or residences.
December 2, 2016, 5am PST
Herwig Scherabon is a graphic designer featured this week in The Guardian.
November 28, 2016, 6am PST
With the construction of a new community center and housing, Philadelphia's Chinatown sees a more secure future for the historic neighborhood
November 24, 2016, 5am PST
Is Whole Foods making Thanksgiving accessible for residents of Englewood in Chicago?
November 20, 2016, 7am PST
A key commercial corridor connecting Oakland and Fremont in the East Bay Area is due for a dramatic transformation in the form of a new Bus Rapid Transit line.
November 19, 2016, 1pm PST
The city of Philadelphia's "most notorious unfinished infrastructure project" is now complete. What will the rebuilt 41st Street Bridge mean for the neighborhoods on either side?
The Philadelphia Inquirer
November 19, 2016, 9am PST
If you believe sprawl just magically happened, here's something that visually suggests otherwise.
November 16, 2016, 11am PST
The editorial board of the Los Angeles Times warns that along with new transit lines comes new housing for residents who want to enjoy the benefits of reduced auto-dependence. Plans need to ensure minimal housing displacement around the new stations.
November 14, 2016, 8am PST
A new atlas explores the multiple causes of gentrification through bold graphics and data visualizations.
November 10, 2016, 9am PST
After years of decline, some Pittsburgh neighborhoods are beginning to see an uptick in popularity, so the city is seeking to protect the existence of affordable housing.
October 25, 2016, 10am PDT
Call it the re-education, the evolution, or the contrition of Richard Florida, but the "rock-star urbanist" has realized some unintended consequences of his creative class ethos, and he's ready to share a new vision for cities.
October 18, 2016, 10am PDT
Artists and community members seek to preserve the culture and identity of Harlem amid the growing popularity and expense of housing in their community and all over New York.
October 14, 2016, 7am PDT
Houston area's Oak Forrest neighborhood is the planned site for modern housing.
October 10, 2016, 9am PDT
Streetsblog USA shares an interview with the visionary behind the Atlanta BeltLine, who discusses how the city's booming economy has conflicted with the mission of the project.
October 8, 2016, 9am PDT
Florida discusses a recent study that emphasizes how new the back-to-the-city movement is, how white it is, and what that means for the people it pushes out.
October 7, 2016, 6am PDT
The Guardian’s new "Gentrified World" series tackles a fundamental—but tricky—question: How can we measure gentrification?
October 6, 2016, 11am PDT
Even as rents continue to rise nationally, some of the most expensive cities like San Jose, San Francisco, and New York have seen rents fall this year.