November 29, 2011, 5am PST
Alyse Nelson says that when it comes to placemaking, sometimes all you need is some brightly-colored paint.
September 8, 2011, 1pm PDT
The Canadians call it "laneway housing", and in the U.S. they're often dubbed "granny units". These smaller homes in underused garage or alley locations are creating new ways to add density to areas without changing community character.
August 27, 2011, 7am PDT
Alyse Nelson takes a look at a handful of alleys that were transformed from crusty dumping grounds into beautiful urban spaces.