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
As mobile technology is fast becoming more mainstream, Urban Land Institute's CEO Patrick Phillips envisages more mixed-use developments in the next decade.
Jun 20, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
A developer is turning the former site of the Hughes Aircraft Company--adjacent to the huge new Playa Vista mixed-use development--into an office complex catering to the technology and creative industries.
Apr 4, 2011 The Planning Report
Designers and "movement specialists" in Great Britain are pioneering various street designs that aim to bring traffic speeds down to teens, which they claim is the speed range that allows vehicles to safely share a space with pedestrians.
Dec 6, 2010 New Urban Network
Walmart, famous for not budging on their store designs, may be ready to build an urban alternative with a handful of stores proposed for the D.C. area. Greater Greater Washington gets the scoop on the plans.
Nov 24, 2010 New Urban News Network
Overall, this $220 million project will be "one of the most ambitious public/private initiatives" in Connecticut.
Sep 22, 2010 New Urban Network