Diversity

As the nation becomes more racially diverse, so too do the suburbs.
Jul 31, 2015   Brookings: The Avenue
Seemingly on the rebound after a 55-year decline in population, Pittsburgh is ready to move into a new era as an attractive destination for immigrants and a diverse population of residents.
Jun 24, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Many places are statistically diverse, but their inhabits can be worlds apart. A local perspective (and finer data) is needed to fully appreciate how different races and classes inhabit a neighborhood.
Jun 22, 2015   Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Analysis from the Brooking Institution maps the so-called melting-pot suburbs, where demographics closely resemble the diverse population of the country as a whole.
May 27, 2015   Brookings Institution
Statistics sage Nate Silver crunches the numbers illustrating the relationship between U.S. cities' overall diversity and their neighborhood diversity. His conclusion: the greater diversity, the greater the segregation.
May 18, 2015   FiveThirtyEight
The community was long known as predominantly Greek and Italian, but tensions existed with the African-American community. As whites moved to the suburbs, they were replaced with a "poly-glot mix" without the tensions. Next challenge: gentrification.
Mar 31, 2015   NPR Code Switch
California's Department of Parks and Recreation is getting into the app business. It is hoped that CaliParks will help improve access to the state's parks for young people and minorities.
Mar 21, 2015   The Bold Italic
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Feb 14, 2015   StreetsBlog NYC
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Dec 20, 2014   Rooflines
A recent article takes a controversial stance contrary to the argument of Jane Jacobs that old buildings equal affordable, diverse neighborhoods.
Sep 7, 2014   Market Urbanism
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Intercultural Urbanism is an interdisciplinary perspective on city planning and design that investigates the relationship between cultural diversity and built form. Blog Post
Jul 17, 2014   By Dean Saitta