A decade or so ago, after reading some of Jane
I became aware of the distinction between mixed-use and single-use
neighborhoods. In those days, I imagined
that in a well-functioning urban neighborhood, every non-polluting use
would be Opinion
Feb 10, 2010 By
A recent event organized by Good Magazine, Sheridan/Hawkes Collaborative and The Public Studio brought together about 30 civic-minded designers, planners and architects to come up with some ways to improve the urban environment of Los Angeles. It was a big question to tackle in one afternoon, with a huge array of possible solutions. The crowd was split up into five separate groups and surprisingly, each came up with a similar answer: taco trucks. OK, not taco trucks specifically, but the essence of taco trucks and what they bring to the city.
Dec 10, 2009 By
<em>Cool Town Studios</em> offers this list of 19 development types for the creative class.
Nov 9, 2009 Cool Town Studios
Using a mishmash of highlights from cities around the world, musician and artist David Byrne talks about his personal vision of a perfect, livable city.
Sep 14, 2009 The Wall Street Journal
The Denver Housing Authority is planning on demolishing one of the city's oldest low-income public housing projects to make way for a new mixed-use, transit-oriented housing development.
Aug 13, 2009 The Denver Post
12,000 new homes could be coming to Sacramento over the next two decades -- part of a $5.3 billion redevelopment focused on the city's historic railyards.
Aug 13, 2009 The New York Times
Libraries are struggling to make ends meet in Milwaukee. One possible solution: integrating a mix of uses.
Aug 7, 2009 Library Journal
A private development of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, City Creek Center will be the largest mixed-use project in Salt Lake City.
May 15, 2009 The New York Times
Toronto is moving forward with a plan to re-vision it's aging concrete high-rises as sustainable, mixed-use centers of urban development.
Apr 27, 2009 WorldChanging
Developers have released plans for a mixed use retail project to replace a horse racing track, a proposal that would be one of the largest redevelopment projects in the region.
Mar 14, 2009 Los Angeles Times