Neighborhoods

Eight Chicago universities have agreed to engage with the city and local communities as they invest in their neighborhoods. The hope is to increase opportunities for employment and economic growth.
Jan 2, 2016   Urban Institute
A neighborhood-based soccer league in Detroit is becoming a new community building effort in the city.
Aug 10, 2011   The Detroit Free Press
Officials in Detroit have unveiled plans to taper off public services in certain parts of town unlikely to see their populations rebound and to focus on areas likely to recover.
Jul 31, 2011   The Detroit News
In a newly announced effort, different parts of Detroit will receive different levels of public services based on projections of whether or not they're expected to grow in the future.
Jul 28, 2011   The Christian Science Monitor
The dividing lines in the cities of today are not so much about neighborhoods, but rather the relative health of those neighborhoods, according to this piece from <em>The Globe and Mail</em>.
May 19, 2011   The Globe and Mail
Retail shopping in Hong Kong is a diverse experience of density, hidden storefronts and extreme visual stimulation, as this tour of the city's shopping areas shows.
May 16, 2011   Metropolis
The recovery of New Orleans is happening in many small ways. One of them is the work of community groups to rebuild and re-inhabit damaged homes.
May 15, 2011   NRDC Switchboard
A new study looking at neighborhood satisfaction finds that people living in the suburbs are less satisfied than urban dwellers.
May 13, 2011   Men's Health
Small neighborhood developments of cottages with low square footage known as "pocket neighborhoods" are catching on, especially with empty nesters looking to downsize.
Apr 2, 2011   USA Today
Jay Walljasper reviews Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating a Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World by architect Ross Chapin. Chapin says groupings of four to twelve households make the best communities.
Mar 29, 2011   Shareable
Neighbors across the country are clashing over whether or not to build sidewalks in their neighborhoods.
Mar 10, 2011   The Wall Street Journal