Industrial Uses

Tom Vanderbilt argues that manufacturing will never disappear from our cities, because the creative class will always seek small-scale industry to make their ideas a reality.
Apr 13, 2011   The Wilson Quarterly
A proposed clean tech corridor along the L.A. River east of downtown is another twist in the ongoing battle between competing interests for residential development and the preservation of industrial space.
Oct 7, 2010   The Planning Report
West Oakland's days as an industrial center are long gone, but city officials have a vision of rebuilding it as a clean energy mecca. Problem is, many locals have their own vision of upscaling the neighborhood with local eateries and condos.
Mar 5, 2010   The Wall St. Journal
As offshoring becomes more expensive due to the higher costs of shipping an international infrastructure, more companies are making plans to expand their manufacturing operations at home.
Jan 25, 2010   AreaDevelopment Online
In Singapore, where land is precious, new concepts in building are being proposed to create shared resources for different industries in the same space.
Jan 9, 2010   AsiaOne
My classmate was up in front of everyone, flapping and flailing, pleading his case and getting shot down at every turn. It was a bit like watching a train wreck in slow motion. It was also kind of like looking in the mirror. Opinion
Nov 9, 2009   By Jeffrey Barg
By enlisting the help of concerned local citizens, researchers are getting better documentation of the locations of potentially polluting industrial land uses near residential areas.
Sep 9, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
A new round of zoning changes in NYC could mean the loss of over 20% of industrial-zoned land in the city.
Aug 28, 2008   NY Daily News
With the success of livability efforts in Minneapolis, efforts are underway to do the same for the Hiawatha light rail corridor. But active industry and historically significant grain silos create a challenge for new development.
Aug 24, 2008   MinnPost
Manufacturing still matters, and what manufacturers want hasn't changed much. The question is whether a "new economy" state like California can compete in the old economy.
Aug 14, 2008   California Planning and Development Report
<p>A $300 million mixed-use development is bringing new life to a long-neglected industrial district of Providence, RI.</p>
Aug 1, 2008   The New York Times