Urban Development

Belt Magazine is publishing the second edition of its "Rust Belt Chic: The Cleveland Anthology" next month. The edition's new introduction sums up will the complicated issue of Cleveland's renaissance.
15 hours ago   Belt Magazine
Cities in California's Central Valley are looking at the economic downturn as an opportunity for planners to focus on long-range work. But layoffs in planning departments are making that hard to do.
Jun 22, 2010   The Modesto Bee
A new plan up for approval today in Fairfax County, Virginia to turn the suburban office park of Tysons Corner into an urban village is a good idea gone bad, according to the chairman of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce.
Jun 22, 2010   The Washington Post
A new Safeway in Washington, D.C. is breaking the mold in grocery design by tucking the parking away behind the entrance and putting the market upstairs in a 2-story building, with smaller shops for lease on the street.
Jun 22, 2010   The Washington Post
18.6 million American households –renters and homeowners alike – spend more than half their income on housing, according to a new study by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Jun 21, 2010   City Limits
<em>Slate</em> is soliciting ideas from its readers to improve the nation's transportation system.
Jun 21, 2010   Slate
A new study shows a significant increase in planned new retail stores over the past three months, and discounters and grocery stores are leading the way.
Jun 19, 2010   Retail Traffic Magazine
O'Toole asks why, if there is such a demand for high-density, mixed-use housing, that the government needs to subsidize it?
Jun 18, 2010   The Antiplanner
...and expands almost nine-fold to be the nation's second largest. While not as proximate to the BART gates as the existing ten-year-old, 400 sq. ft station, it will be only be half a block away.
Jun 18, 2010   Contra Costa Times
A ring road that has been on the books for decades is being revived in Urbana, Illinois - and would run right through a popular urban farm.
Jun 17, 2010   Chicago Tribune
CityCenter in Las Vegas is the most expensive development in U.S. history. As it settles into it surrounds, will the project attain visionary status, or will it be just another casino?
Jun 17, 2010   The Wall Street Journal