Waterfront

A recent article revisits the accomplishments of the Pittsburgh over the past 15 years in revitalizing the waterfronts of the Monongahela, Allegheny and Ohio rivers.
Apr 27, 2014   Pittsburgh Magazine
Planning commissioners in Cleveland are pushing forward a plan to revitalize the city's waterfront and port.
Dec 7, 2009   The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Forgive me Olmsted, for I have sinned. I have strayed. I have coveted. I have had doubts. I have thought about kicking urban design to the curb like a mangy puppy. Opinion
Sep 21, 2009   By Jeffrey Barg
The Planning Board of Buffalo has urged the developers of a new hotel on the waterfront to make design changes so that it looks less "bunkerlike".
Jun 5, 2009   The Buffalo News
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
Eric A. Morris takes a look at pedestrian-oriented cities with an economist's eyes.
Mar 27, 2009   Freakonomics - NY Times Blog
The author of this article expresses their concern for a potential Daniel Burnham memorial that does little to represent his ideas--or good planning.
Mar 4, 2009   Chicago Tribune
Major redevelopment projects are changing the face of Columbus, Ohio's waterfront.
Dec 7, 2008   The New York Times
Toronto has created new public space where there was none, building a curvy wooden plaza designer Adriaan Geuze calls a 'WaveDeck' directly over the water.
Nov 27, 2008   Metropolis
Activists are fighting to keep the bank of the Spree River accessible as a two multi-billion Euro projects move in.
Sep 12, 2008   Spiegel
James S. Russell comments on the $1 billion deal to redevelop Hudson Yards, and finds the plan lacking in vision.
Jun 6, 2008   Bloomberg.com