This article examines the unique success of the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor, of Northern Virginia, where retail and new apartments have thrived, despite the economy.
Oct 9, 2009 The New York Times
Guy Julier, designer and professor, talks about a number of design issues related to cities, including a detailed look at the pitfalls of waterfront development.
Oct 9, 2009 ProDesign
A lot has changed since February, so Builder Magazine has revised its list of the Top 10 Housing Markets in the country for 2009. The Bottom 10 are, of course, also featured.
Oct 8, 2009 Builder Magazine
The theme of this year's International Architecture Biennale is "Open City: Designing Coexistence". <em>Places Journal</em> talks with the biennale's chief curator about what that means to planners, designers and architects.
Oct 8, 2009 Places Journal
Thousands of subdivisions across the country have been abandoned mid-development by owners and developers hit hard by the economic recession. This video takes a tour inside one of these "zombie subdivisions".
Oct 7, 2009 CNN
Rio de Janeiro has been selected as the host of the 2016 Summer Olympics. This analysis from <em>NPR</em> looks at why the Brazilian city was the obvious choice.
Oct 5, 2009 NPR
Time Magazine takes a look at the growing problem of vacant storefronts across the U.S., and what some intrepid souls are doing about it.
Oct 5, 2009 Time Magazine
As we learned in <em>The Big Sort</em>, America is sorting itself into enclaves of people with similar beliefs. In <em>Whitopia</em>, Rich Benjamin shows that the fastest growing areas are also the most white.
Oct 2, 2009 Miller-McCune
In San Francisco, the mid-Market St. area has struggled for decades with blighted conditions. An area property owner thinks that digital billboards could solve the problem, and has put a proposition on the local ballot to get them built.
Oct 1, 2009 The San Francisco Chronicle
In the midst of an important debate in Washington, DC over the future of America's transportation funding, a report issued this month by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) identified several challenges facing regional transportation policy.
Oct 1, 2009 Northwest Hub