November 15, 2016, 11am PST
Before parklets dominated San Francisco’s Mission Street, a small bedroom community nestled between Boulder and Denver used parklets to completely transform its downtown.
June 6, 2016, 11am PDT
The New York Times has given the city of Columbus an unequivocal stamp of approval, and without condescending to do it.
February 9, 2016, 2pm PST
Several big stories, all rolled into one, are emerging in Portland. Changes in zoning have paved the way for high-rises that are proposed for the existing location of the city's famous food stalls.
January 8, 2016, 2pm PST
A local developer has proposed a $400 million development that would add several game-changing uses to Downtown San Diego.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
November 12, 2014, 6am PST
Chris Bentley reports on the developments around Milwaukee's lakefront area, especially in response to a streetcar route proposed in September 2014.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 30, 2014, 1pm PDT
A reborn plan to raze the Winthrop Square parking garage and replace it with the tallest building in Boston will provide a test for new Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh.
April 27, 2014, 5am PDT
The Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District recently released its State of Downtown report. Downtown D.C.'s transformation over the last two decades has created an incredible revenue generator for the city.
April 10, 2014, 10am PDT
A proposal to tax and eventually prohibit parking lots in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown is pitting two powerful figures in Portland’s downtown land use politics against each other.
March 24, 2014, 2pm PDT
In 2013, the city of Columbus left $8.3 million in property taxes on the table as part of a tax break intended to increase the number of people living downtown. How did it respond? By extending the tax break.
March 24, 2014, 1pm PDT
Despite its mostly sprawling conditions, San Jose has recently prioritized walkable, dense urban environments. But should the city focus its development downtown or build a connected network of urban neighborhoods?
Silicon Valley Business Journal
April 3, 2012, 9am PDT
Accompanied by images of a partially demolished building, P.J. Lassek reports on Tulsa's conflict between encouraging development and providing parking amenities.