Subdivisions

A new study that examines the contributing and enabling factors that led to high foreclosure rates, neighborhood decline, and disparate impacts on low-income populations in the subdivision of Windy Ridge, near Charlotte, North Carolina.
Apr 14, 2014   Applied Geography
Nate Berg offers his take on the replicas of Western subdivisions that have come to define social status in the burgeoning economies of the Middle and Far East.
Apr 7, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Agricultural spaces are increasingly being included in housing developments.
Feb 10, 2011   Landscape Architecture Magazine
Arizona's long-standing open range laws allow cattle to roam freely, but the state is now reconsidering the laws as residents of the West's suburban subdivisions are growing more frustrated by encounters with roaming cattle.
Oct 12, 2010   New York Times
A new themed subdivision is under development in South Carolina. But this is no golf course community. It's a cyclist oriented, car-free experiment called Bicycle City.
Aug 19, 2010   Architizer
This article from <em>GOOD</em> wonders whether farms could become the new cornerstone amenity in suburban residential communities.
Apr 21, 2010   Good
Inside this gated community in the L.A. suburb of Hemet, the recession is taking a tough toll and making life difficult for the families that had moved there for quiet calm.
Mar 31, 2010   Los Angeles Times
<em>Metropolis</em> presents a slideshow of photographs by artist Christoph Gielen, who photographs suburban developments from a helicopter.
Jan 16, 2010   Metropolis
This post from <em>BLDGBLOG</em> looks at the ghost of a planned but never realized subdivision on the outskirts of a Southern California exurb where only faint lines of unfinished roads remain.
Nov 27, 2009   BLDGBLOG
Nandita Godbole advocates for parks and greenspaces around Atlanta. But when faced with a struggle over keeping her own quarter-acre backyard open and free, she found she was powerless. Exclusive
Oct 8, 2009  By Nandita Godbole
Thousands of subdivisions across the country have been abandoned mid-development by owners and developers hit hard by the economic recession. This video takes a tour inside one of these "zombie subdivisions".
Oct 7, 2009   CNN