Urban Revival

The Economist introduces the concept of the streetcar in America—its history and its recent revival—before laying the arguments in support of, and against, the role of streetcars in urban revival.
Aug 16, 2014   The Economist
In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, emergency manager Kevyn Orr explains how his own experiences living in once-derelict, now-thriving cities leave him optimistic about Detroit's revival.
Aug 5, 2013   The Wall Street Journal
Curtis Johnson details an unexpected trend in downtown Motor City, where a spike in housing demand may hint at the comeback promised in Chrysler's famed Superbowl ad.
Jul 7, 2012   Citiwire
To its minimal credit, Borders Books & Music always had a a few shelves where the works of Jacobs, Mumford, Kunstler, Whyte, Florida, and others resided.  But, judging by the financial and aesthetic bankruptcies of, respectively, Borders and many American cities, Opinion
Jul 20, 2011   By Josh Stephens
<p>This article from <em>Governing</em> looks at the role of higher education and medical facilities in keeping urban areas alive.</p>
May 14, 2008   Governing