Post-Industrial Cities

Once known as "Little Hell" for its copious industrial plants, Goose Island is a rare, relatively undeveloped investment opportunity. Centrally located, it may one day house swanky offices.
Jun 29, 2015   Crain's Chicago Business
Long suffering Rust Belt woes and lacking the name recognition of a Pittsburgh or Detroit, York opened its doors to another overlooked group: artists. The results so far are impressive.
Apr 29, 2015   Belt Magazine
Nick Addamo discusses and outlines the plans of five small and mid-sized cities that are re-evaluating their waterfront and developing them to be more people-focused.
Sep 19, 2014   Architizer
While London struggles with "supergentrification" and rising home prices, England's rust belt cities suffer from long-term decline and the withdraw of public spending. How can these places find their post-industrial footing?
Oct 14, 2013   The Economist
Just south of Chicago, the city of Gary is suffering from post-industrial blight, decaying infrastructure, and declining finances - an all too common trajectory in the Rust Belt. A program selling vacant homes for $1 hopes to stabilize neighborhoods.
Aug 15, 2013   The New York Times
Bridgeport, Connecticut was known for post-industrial decay and crime. Today, people are talking about its "tantalizing" downtown that is ripe for redevelopment, writes Carrie Jacobs.
Aug 17, 2011   Metropolis Magazine
Despite what seemed to be a drained post-industrial condition in the 1970s, Seattle has been growing. This post looks into why.
Mar 9, 2011   The New York Times
An entrepreneur in a declining industrial city takes visitors on an 'Urban Safari.'
Dec 17, 2010   The Wall Street Journal
A new center on the campus of Syracuse University is meant to highlight the Rust Belt city's potential -- and to inspire its revitalization.
Nov 19, 2010   Metropolis
Germany's Ruhr region, a former coal and steel powerhouse that fell into decline, has shown major improvements in recent years, offering hope for other post-industrial cities.
Oct 12, 2010   Citiwire
Plans for rebuilding Haiti have a strikingly New Urbanist tinge. But some say Haiti's economic situation isn't ready for a New Urbanist approach.
Apr 8, 2010   Fast Company