Urban Development

Let's discuss how community planning could be fundamentally reorganized to improve both efficiency and placemaking.
3 hours ago   Better Cities & Towns
Recent years have produced no dearth of design interventions to improve quality of life for wealthy urban dwellers, but some recent efforts in San Francisco are targeted to help the city's homeless population.
Jan 19, 2015   New York Times
Stakeholders in Michigan have bought in to the innovation district concept.
Jan 19, 2015   Crain's Detroit Business
An article in The Guardian argues the side of New Yorkers opposed to a new round of high-rise development proposed for Manhattan.
Jan 18, 2015   The Guardian Cities
Can the Olympic bid provide an impetus for long-range planning for the Boston metropolitan area?
Jan 18, 2015   CommonWealth
A Dallas Morning News column illustrates the evolution of Austin by exploring the changes in the neighborhoods along the city's famous Sixth Street corridor.
Jan 17, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Political leaders in San Diego have spent years characterizing the city's NFL team as a regional asset, requiring a new stadium to keep in place. A column debunks some of the logic behind how and why behind some of that reasoning.
Jan 17, 2015   Voice of San Diego
Architecture Critic Inga Saffron decries the development proposal making progress through the approval process in Philadelphia—a large, glassy residential building that would encroach on the tiny serenity of the Rodin Museum.
Jan 16, 2015   Philadelphia Inquirer
Looking a little closer at a city not called New York, San Francisco, or Boston, one writer argues that gentrification is often a good thing.
Jan 16, 2015   The Corner Side Yard
First, a new report from NYU's Furman Center details the evolving characteristics of subsidized rental housing in New York City. Second, the results from Mayor Bill de Blasio's affordable housing efforts are in from his first year in office.
Jan 16, 2015   NYU Furman Center
Portsmoth, New Hampshire has created textured, 3D maps of its historic district to help illustrate development impacts during the approval process.
Jan 15, 2015   Next City