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Mixed Use

A visual essay exploring the emerging Potomac Yard neighborhood in Alexandria, VA and how one innovative project reinterprets the traditional definition of mixed-use development.
Apr 3, 2015   Plan.Place
Revived plans to build a large mixed-use development in Hollywood next to an iconic building are awakening some concerns about the potential loss of historic character.
Jun 2, 2011   Los Angeles Times
The Cleveland Browns football team has announced plans to revitalize a lakefront part of the city. Those plans could benefit from more public input and could learn from previous success, according to this article.
Apr 22, 2011   The Cleveland Plain Dealer
After the backlash of suburban development in the 80s and 90s, “supermarket-led development” in town centers remain a contentious issue in Britain.
Feb 9, 2011   New Urban Network
Officials in St. Louis are looking to update the county's zoning codes to allow denser housing, and a greater mix of land uses.
Jan 9, 2011   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Studies comparing tax revenues from a per-acre perspective show significant gains for municipalities with dense, mixed-use development.
Sep 15, 2010   New Urban Network
Sarasota County, Florida finds that one mixed use building generates 36 times the property taxes per acre as the region's largest high end mall. Mary Newsom reports that "evidence is piling up to show the benefits of compact, in-town development."
Jul 15, 2010   Citiwire
Tax revenue-per-acre figures for big box developments are only slightly higher than residential developments, and not as high as mixed use project, according to this column from Mary Newsom.
Jul 13, 2010   Citiwire
<em>Smart Planet</em> talks with transportation researcher Reid Ewing about a new study he co-authored about how different development patterns can reduce auto use.
Jun 23, 2010   Smart Planet
A proposed hotel, apartment and retail complex right across from Chicago's Wrigley Field has many in the city up in arms about what they fear will be just another shopping mall ruining the area's urban feel. But those fears are unfounded.
May 26, 2010   Chicago Tribune
Scandinavian countries are often praised for the forward-looking planning practices associated with social democracy. Blog Post
May 24, 2010   By Greg Smithsimon