Residential Neighborhoods

4 days ago
Do cities that make homeowners repair sidewalks subsidize car culture? Or do cities that fund sidewalks subsidize sprawl?
CityLab
6 days ago
In a region infamous for blowing everything up and starting over again, a growing constituency is interested in preserving the residential neighborhoods of yesteryear.
Las Vegas Sun
July 2, 2016, 5am PDT
If Detroit needs to be "rebuilt" or "reimagined," why not do so around a walkable, convenient ideal? A compact Motor City where essential goods and services are available within a 20-minute walk?
Detroit Free Press
June 7, 2016, 12pm PDT
Accounts of disgruntled residents responding by any means necessary to the flood of cars beckoned by the whims of navigation apps like Waze are spreading across the country.
The Washington Post
December 26, 2015, 9am PST
Portland is tackling a critical but often controversial issue: how to regulate infill development in residential neighborhoods when growth is pushing landowners and developers to build bigger and denser.
City of Portland
December 3, 2015, 12pm PST
Mansionization, that conspicuous manifestation of the demand for larger homes, is alive and well in Seattle.
The Seattle Times
May 9, 2014, 11am PDT
An uptick in the Los Angeles housing and lending markets has precipitated the return of mansionization. A 2008 citywide ordinance adopted to prevent outsized homes on small residential lots is proving inadequate to the task.
Los Angeles Times