Neighborhoods

A new study reveals the personality traits that draw people to certain urban environments.
Jan 19, 2015   CityLab
Looking for a stimulating way to waste some time this afternoon? A new game from the inventive software developers at Code for America will test how well you know your city - down to the neighborhood.
Feb 15, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Adapting to extreme weather events resulting from climate change has largely taken the form of infrastructure engineering, e.g building flood doors for subways or reinforcing sand dunes, but what of 'social adaptation' for residents themselves?
Jan 5, 2013   The New Yorker
Airbnb connects travelers from around the world to unique rentable spaces. With the recent launch of a "Neighborhoods" feature, Airbnb has the potential to redirect tourist spending to often overlooked areas.
Nov 15, 2012   Fast Co.Exist
Projects across the country seek to definitively identify the names of city neighborhoods -- a process that's both difficult and important to local pride, according to those behind these efforts.
Jan 3, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Each year, the American Planning Association singles out neighborhoods that "...represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement, and a vision for tomorrow."
Oct 13, 2011   American Planning Association
In USA Today, Florida picks 10 neighborhoods that give a "slice of local urban life," ranging from Miami's Wynwood and Design District to Fort Worth, Texas' West 7th community.
Aug 20, 2011   USA Today
Burning Man -- the annual arts festival and self-reliance experiment -- is more than a party in the desert. Its organizers are starting a new effort to revitalize the neighborhood around their San Francisco office.
Aug 19, 2011   Fast Company
Government contracts are filling the pockets of contractors in the Washington D.C. area and helping to create some of the nation's wealthiest neighborhoods.
Aug 17, 2011   The Washington Post
Neighborhood naming is fraught with confusion, misunderstandings and downright deception. Take Los Angeles, for example.
Aug 16, 2011   The Awl
A neighborhood-based soccer league in Detroit is becoming a new community building effort in the city.
Aug 10, 2011   The Detroit Free Press