Industrial Land

With the expansion of the Panama Canal expected to be complete in 2015, U.S. Port Cities are uniquely positioned to reap economic benefits of increased industrial activity.
Oct 12, 2012   ICIC
For many locals, Williamsburg in Brooklyn was a weird neighborhood one passed by when getting into lower Manhattan. Now it is the center of gravity of creativity in New York City. <em>Metropolis</em> magazine takes a walkabout in the neighborhood.
Oct 7, 2012   Metropolis
Barrio Logan is a dockside neighborhood in San Diego, where for generations the maritime industry and homes have coexisted. A new controversial rezoning plan aims to separate the uses.
Oct 12, 2011   Voice of San Diego
Only 10% of the City of Vancouver, B.C. isn't zoned for residences, and that 10% holds 50% of the city's jobs. Planning director Brent Toderian says it is imperative to preserve the remaining industrial land for employment.
May 17, 2011   The Vancouver Sun
In Providence, Rhode Island, a team of young developers are breathing new life into an old factory complex. But it's not your typical condo conversion.
Jan 19, 2011   Metropolis
A proposed clean tech corridor along the L.A. River east of downtown is another twist in the ongoing battle between competing interests for residential development and the preservation of industrial space.
Oct 7, 2010   The Planning Report
A 30-story residential building will be at the core of a transit-oriented development project at Canada Line's Marine Drive Station in Vancouver.
May 27, 2010   The Vancouver Sun
Baltimore's Middle Branch waterfront has sat unused for years, since its recent decline as an industrial hub. But a developer has a new plan to drastically remake the 52-acre shoreline.
May 20, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
American cities are struggling to figure out how to transition formerly industrial areas to become vibrant and successful parts of the city once again. Neal Peirce says they should look to Barcelona, which accomplished it ten years ago.
Oct 26, 2009   Citiwire
New York City is developing a handful of new parks on industrial lands and otherwise underused spaces. <em>Urban Omnibus</em> talks with Adrian Benepe, the city's commissioner of parks and recreation about the new projects.
Sep 21, 2009   Urban Omnibus
A park proposed for Newark's Passaic River waterfront has been an unfulfilled vision for at least a decade. But city officials say the Trust for Public Land will help radically speed up plans for a park.
May 7, 2009   Newark Star-Ledger