A proposal for a "High Line"-like park in Jersey City has some locals deeply concerned about the project's large price tag.
Nov 12, 2010 The New York Times
Los Angeles architect Roger Sherman is trying to help guide the car-centric L.A. area into harmonious coexistence with the state's planned high speed rail.
Nov 12, 2010 AIA
Land use lawyer Keith Sugar makes the case that while NIMBYs are often acting on behalf of their own parochial interests, they serve a beneficial role as a valuable corrective to the land use planning process. Exclusive
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Retail Traffic Magazine reports that some developers who specialized in regional malls are moving over into developing outlet centers. Says an analyst, "The whole value concept is resonating right now."
Nov 11, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
The area's tech firms, which typically favor office parks, are increasingly drawn to revitalized urban centers, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Nov 11, 2010 The Wall Street Journal
A new exhibit at the Cooper Union revisits architect Paul Rudolph's vision for a megadevelopment built around Robert Moses' expressway project that would have destroyed much of SoHo and Tribeca.
Nov 10, 2010 The New Yorker
A Berkeley, CA growth initiative revealed the stresses that smart growth play on grassroots environmental organizations like the Sierra Club where members determine positions.
Nov 10, 2010 The New York Times/Bay Citizen
Sarah Goodyear of Grist thinks Masdar, Songdu City and other smart mega-projects are fascinating, but, she says, what about fixing the cities we already have instead?
Nov 10, 2010 Grist
A tour shows off the results of a plan that "completely changed the direction of urban planning for much of the last century."
Nov 10, 2010 New Urban Network
James M. Russell calls a proposed office tower to be built across from the new Penn Station "2.83 million square feet of blight." What makes a skyscraper blight?
Nov 9, 2010 Bloomberg News