The increasing recognition of waterfronts as a recreational and redevelopment asset belies its continued value for trade and industry. Will Doig makes the case for the oft-antagonized shipping industry in the tug-of-war over waterfront real estate.
Mar 14, 2012 Salon
The Faribault Woolen Mill in Faribault, Minnesota was opened in 1865, and closed in 2009. Two brothers intend to reuse the site for its original use, using an historic preservation credit to help fund the business.
Sep 20, 2011 Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
Cities across California are proposing new stadium projects in hopes of luring football teams and economic growth as a result of their new megadevelopments.
Aug 30, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
Revitalizing American manufacturing is widely-acknowledged as vital to our country’s economic recovery and long-term prosperity, but it is equally essential to understand the changing of this sector in order to make smart policy decisions.
Apr 17, 2011 Brookings Institution/Pratt Center for Community Development
Despite what seemed to be a drained post-industrial condition in the 1970s, Seattle has been growing. This post looks into why.
Mar 9, 2011 The New York Times
Officials in New York are pushing a plan known as Vision 2020, which is aimed at restoring the city's waterfront areas and creating new public spaces. It also hopes to create preconditions for waterfront industries and businesses to grow again.
Jan 25, 2011 The Gotham Gazette
The manufacturing industry is rapidly growing in Brooklyn. But unlike the black smokestacks of the past, this new industrial revolution is both green and high-tech.
Jul 9, 2010 Metropolis
North Dakota is undergoing a jobs boom right now, but it doesn't have the housing stock to match the new increase in workers.
Apr 21, 2010 The New York Times
A recent move that exempted a proposed Southern California football stadium's plans from environmental review may turn out to be precedent-setting for other cities looking to revamp their sports arenas.
Oct 24, 2009 Los Angeles Times
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill that allows developers of a planned football stadium in Southern California to bypass environmental laws and speed up the planning process.
Oct 22, 2009 Los Angeles Times