Mixed Use

A longtime resident of an old, eclectic neighborhood reflects on what makes the area so desirable and why new places like it are effectively outlawed today.
Oct 2, 2015   City Observatory City Commentary
<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
Developers in Egypt are looking to bring mixed-use developments to Cairo's sprawling suburbs.
May 2, 2010   Zawya
Google's headquarters in Mountain View, CA is not unlike many suburban office parks, but now the search giant is advocating for mixed-use development around their campus.
Feb 19, 2010   TechCrunch
A decade or so ago, after reading some of Jane Jacobs' work, 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 Blog Post
Feb 10, 2010   By Michael Lewyn
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. Blog Post
Dec 10, 2009   By Nate Berg
<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