New Orleans

July 21, 2011, 8am PDT
Bicycle use has increased in many parts of New Orleans, thanks to new bike lanes.
Metropolis
July 12, 2011, 1pm PDT
Six pilot cities are selected for the launch of a new federal, interagency initiative know as 'Strong Cities, Strong Communities': Fresno, New Orleans, Detroit, Cleveland, Memphis and Chester, PA.
The White House blog
June 28, 2011, 6am PDT
In this piece from <em>Places</em>, Deborah Gans offers a firsthand look at planning for recovery in the city's neglected East side.
Places
June 10, 2011, 8am PDT
A local firm is leading an effort in New Orleans to manage the city's water more like the Dutch.
Architectural Record
May 18, 2011, 12pm PDT
Mattel chose to premiere its "Architect Barbie" at the AIA Convention in New Orleans, and reporter Doug MacCash foregoes the plastic icon to talk to another sort of icon - Andres Duany.
The Times-Picayune
May 15, 2011, 7am PDT
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.
NRDC Switchboard
May 2, 2011, 12pm PDT
Various plans and strategies have been crafted over the years to try to help New Orleans recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. While early plans took a stronger stance, the city is now taking a less heavy-handed approach.
Architectural Record
April 14, 2011, 6am PDT
Stray chickens have overrun many parts of New Orleans since it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune
Blog post
March 28, 2011, 3am PDT
Madison, Wisconsin

 

Since 2004, the Next Generation of New Urbanists (NextGen) has welcomed new ideas and new faces into the Congress for the New Urbanism. Comprised of a core group of leaders, generally between ages 25 and 40, the NextGen focuses on pushing the principles of new urbanism, as defined in the Charter, forward.  

Mike Lydon
March 27, 2011, 1pm PDT
Toronto architecture critic Christopher Hume visits New Orleans, and concludes that "the devastation wrought by Louisianans upon Louisiana far outweighs anything a hurricane can do."
The Toronto Star
March 24, 2011, 8am PDT
The experience of rebuilding a streetcar line in New Orleans and the subsequent neighborhood growth that followed offers lessons to other cities considering streetcar plans, according to this piece from <em>Architect Magazine</em>.
Architect
March 18, 2011, 9am PDT
In an effort to encourage thinking about the future of the city, a new group of urban planners/artists has created a series of posters depicting imagined urban developments in New Orleans and posted them around town.
Places
February 24, 2011, 10am PST
Residents in New Orleans' still-struggling 9th Ward are considering the creation of a land trust to help revitalize the neighborhood.
Miller-McCune
February 4, 2011, 5am PST
Over the past ten years, the city of New Orleans has lost nearly a third of its population, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
USA Today
January 18, 2011, 9am PST
The City of New Orleans is about to undertake a massive reconstruction effort that will reshape and rebuild its entire school system.
Metropolis
December 9, 2010, 6am PST
Mark Guarino investigates the controversial construction of an expansive new development in the historic Lower Mid-City neighborhood of New Orleans.
The Christian Science Monitor
November 24, 2010, 9am PST
Nicole Gelinas argues that five years after Hurricane Katrina, the city is on the path to becoming a bona fide urban success story thanks to its determined residents.
City Journal
November 11, 2010, 7am PST
Jonna McKone asks, "How can transportation and urban development—from housing to public spaces to landscaping—repair a blighted American city?"
TheCityFix
November 8, 2010, 8am PST
Brad Vogel of the National Trust for Historic Preservation marvels at the number of house movings that have happened recently, and asks if it is a viable approach for preservation -- or not.
National Trust For Historic Preservation
October 21, 2010, 10am PDT
The second round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) funds were announced Oct. 20. Awards amounting to $600 million will go to 75 projects, including three highway teardowns.
Grist