January 27, 2008, 7am PST
<p>Quite a few Ohio suburbs are planning to resurrect their old downtowns -- or build new ones from scratch -- to create human-scaled urban focal points.</p>
July 5, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>With little land left to develop and a declining population in recent years, suburban cities in Ohio are beginning to accept that the only way they can continue to grow is by building up.</p>
November 5, 2006, 11am PST
<p>Campus Partners for Community Urban Redevelopment, a non-profit development group funded by the endowment fund of The Ohio State University, is learning that its intial ambitious plans to revive the local neighborhood while generating returns for the university were unrealistic.</p>
October 31, 2006, 9am PST
<p>Columbus, Ohio's New Village Place -- winner of the 2006 James B. Recchie Award for Urban Design -- seamlessly marries market-rate and affordable housing with striking designs that respect the historic character and fabric of the neighborhood.</p>
September 8, 2006, 1pm PDT
While downtown advocates encourage lights and signs with animated activity in Columbus' core, complaints have arisen over those flashy signs on suburban arterials.
August 23, 2006, 10am PDT
What happens when the high cost of housing prices teachers and police officers out of the communities where they work?
July 15, 2006, 5am PDT
A partnership of the City of Columbus, the Central Ohio Building Industrial Association, a local housing group, and others, is sponsoring an affordable housing project built to green standards.
August 11, 2004, 6am PDT
An editorial calls on planners to remember pedestrians and focus on the basics.
October 23, 2003, 5am PDT
The Columbus Dispatch will no longer publish opinion pieces by Samuel Staley following an accusation that he "borrowed ideas".
August 19, 2003, 6am PDT
Without opposition from developers, the City of Delaware, OH has placed a 6 month moratorium on residential development.
June 10, 2003, 7am PDT
Delaware's (Ohio) new master plan envisions a landscaped, six-lane boulevard to reunify the city and promote riverfront development.
September 4, 2002, 7am PDT
Residents say that many central Ohio subdivisions are turning into "brand-new suburban slums."
August 20, 2002, 7am PDT
Residents of Columbus that are unable or unwilling to drive share their stories.
July 2, 2002, 2pm PDT
Is it true that suburban living ecourages residents to drive more and exercise less?
May 14, 2002, 8am PDT
Small businesses are a vital part of the plans for downtown revitalization in Columbus, OH.
April 13, 2002, 5am PDT
Columbus, OH, would commit $100 million for downtown projects.
January 18, 2002, 10am PST
Experts say without major changes, City Center, the 12-year old downtown mall in Columbus, OH, will die a slow death.
December 27, 2001, 8am PST
Affordable housing and historical preservation -- two things America's cities desperately need. Yet, conflict occasionally arises when developers are repeated sent back to the drawing board to make infill developments fit in with community character.
December 22, 2001, 11am PST
A study by the Buckeye Institute concludes that urban sprawl is not a serious problem for Ohio and building more highway lanes is an appropriate response to traffic congestion.
September 23, 2001, 7am PDT
Seen from a particular angle the remains of the World Trade Center look like "tortured fingers of steel."