Following in the footsteps of the High Line in New York City, Chicago opened a 2.7-mile elevated park, which has already been extremely popular in its first week. Here we round up the initial reactions to The 606, as the new park is called.
Jun 12, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
Famously far-flung Atlanta is finding a comforting psychic barrier in the BeltLine, a 45-mile greenbelt in the place of former railroad tracks. The city and developers are trying to make the urban core more functional and attractive.
May 10, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
Of all the inventions of the modern world, few have been so embraced as artificial light. But constant light, like that which floods city streets and illuminates buildings, is not necessarily healthy or safe. Some cities are trying to go dark.
May 3, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
Henry Melcher reports on the massive investment plans for Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
Apr 17, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
Construction is expected to begin in 2016 on a new 16-acre park in San Antonio designed to embody all of the public amenities that make the city unique.
Apr 15, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
Situated at the confluence of the St. Joseph, St. Marys, and Maumee Rivers, Fort Wayne, Indiana is flush with funding for an ambitious waterfront revival project.
Apr 10, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
New York City broke ground recently on the Plaza de Las Americas—a designed public space that will support market uses and pedestrian activity while replacing an existing roadway in the Washington Heights neighborhood.
Mar 24, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
Houston isn't freezing over. But, after decades of unbridled, un-zoned development, a new mayor, new planning director, and a raft of civic activists are promoting a general plan for the famously laissez-faire city.
Mar 20, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
Looking for a way to connect the separate pieces of the bike path along the Los Angeles River, a local developer took planning and designing a new path into his own hands.
Jan 26, 2015 The Architect's Newspaper
A developer hopes to bring more of a Times Square feel to the Las Vegas Strip—and maybe an NBA team will follow.
Dec 22, 2014 The Architect's Newspaper