June 20, 2006, 1pm PDT
Affordability problems are escalating even as the housing market cools, according to a new report published by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies. House prices will continue to appreciate in 2006.
October 17, 2005, 1pm PDT
New York has been remarkably successful and it remains the nation's premier metropolis. Edward L. Glaeser evaluates what accounts for New York's rise and continuing success in this academic discussion paper.
August 21, 2005, 5am PDT
Aside from climate, education may be the most powerful predictor of urban growth.
August 15, 2005, 7am PDT
New York has been remarkably successful relative to any other large city outside of the sunbelt and it remains the nation's premier metropolis. What accounts for New York’s rise and continuing success?
December 10, 2004, 8am PST
A graduate course makes students put aside preconceptions and discover the realities of local urban environments.
October 29, 2004, 11am PDT
A high-profile interdisciplinary graduate planning workshop introduces a unique range of topics about the built environment.
June 17, 2004, 7am PDT
The housing industry is well positioned for another strong decade according to the latest report from the Harvard Joint Center For Housing Studies.
March 14, 2004, 9am PST
An Ivy League university converts its entire fleet to biodiesel and starts its own filling station.
February 9, 2004, 8am PST
The population density of Paris is about three times that of Boston. If Boston's population were tripled, would it would become another Paris?
August 12, 2003, 1pm PDT
The authors of this academic article challenge conventional wisdom regarding the economic inefficiency of recent urban development patterns.
August 8, 2003, 8am PDT
Is there really a housing crisis? If so, what can we do about it?
July 23, 2003, 8am PDT
Sprawl is not the result of explicit government policies or bad urban planning, but rather the inexorable product of car-based living.
June 30, 2003, 1pm PDT
Since 1997, home price gains have exceeded income gains in 48 of the 50 largest metropolitan areas.
March 3, 2003, 4pm PST
Harvard program helps create homeless shelters, low-income rental housing and home ownership programs for middle-income residents.
June 4, 2002, 9am PDT
Four new studies on housing in Chicago, Boston, and San Diego examine the changing racial landscape based on 2000 Census data.
March 29, 2002, 12pm PST
While this Harvard Business School article addresses "communities of practice", many of the lessons are applicable to physical community-building.
October 23, 2000, 11am PDT
An award program administered by the Ford Foundation and Harvard University recognizes innovation in government programs. Several urban planning efforts are recognized.