Alison M. Rice looks at the transformation of the Washington D.C. suburb of Merrifield, Va. from an industrial-suburban wasteland to a $542 million mixed-use development.
Dec 22, 2012 The New York Times
With tongue firmly in cheek, Scott Doyon asks urban dwellers, "Are your enviable surroundings crippling the children?"
Dec 9, 2012 PlaceShakers
A new study of the Philadelphia area commissioned by the Congress for New Urbanism “finds new urban characteristics play a role” in how households and neighborhoods weathered the recent economic downtown.
Nov 17, 2012 Better Cities & Towns
Geoff Dyer describes the essential role that a residential component plays in any mixed-use town center. For Dyer, residences are "the substrate on which a healthy mixed-use environment is based."
Jul 14, 2012 PlaceShakers
What exactly is defined by mixed-use is often somewhat up to debate. Howard Blackson of <em>Better Cities & Towns</em> helps us clarify what the term "mixed-use" should really mean.
Jul 6, 2012 Better Cities & Towns
Alan G. Brake celebrates the Queen City's utilization of public space, place making, and mixed-use development to build its competitive advantage, despite America's "deep-seated anti-urban streak."
May 15, 2012 The Architect's Newspaper
After a hard-won legal battle, Los Angeles' youngest coastal community can finally begin construction on its mixed-use downtown, report Roger Vincent and Martha Groves.
Apr 8, 2012 Los Angeles Times
Carl F. Meyer of Perkins+Will presents three things he strives for to make vibrant public spaces, and all three involve mixing it up.
Oct 15, 2011 Fast Company
A new land use study based on the 2008 "comp plans" data reveals a significant shift toward mixed-use and transit-oriented developments (TODs) in the Twin Cities seven-county metro area.
Sep 8, 2011 Finance And Commerce
Dense downtowns provide more tax revenues for cities than strip mall and big box development on a per acre basis, according to a new study.
Aug 10, 2011 Glendwood Springs Post Independent