As one of the "oldest" states in terms of the average age of its inhabitants, Iowa and its small cities are turning their marketing campaigns toward women, in an attempt to stop "brain drain".
Mar 10, 2006 USA Today
A ISU architecture class encourages students to study how bodies move in relation to architectural forms.
Feb 9, 2006 DesMoines Register
In Des Moines, eminent domain was a critical tool used to revitalize downtown, and the Kelo decision has put 'that ability under a cloud'.
Feb 8, 2006 Des Moines Register
Iowa county hopes incentives will boost population and economy.
Oct 3, 2005 Michigan Land Use Institute
The city is trying to make up for past urban planning mistakes by returning to its riverfront roots, and using modern architecture inspired by Chicago's riverfront success.
Sep 30, 2005 The Chicago Tribune
The city of Newton, Iowa is hoping the NASCAR-sponsored track will bring in much-needed revenue.
Jun 23, 2005 Des Moines Register
Hawkeyes discover the appeal of an urban lifestyle.
Apr 26, 2005 Des Moines Register
Does 'American urban planning' really favor malls accessible only by car over traditional downtowns?
Apr 5, 2005 Daily Iowan
The Iowa legislature has proposed action to stem a 'brain drain' but any effective solution would have to address the economic and social effects of a shift to industrial agriculture two to three generations ago.
Feb 14, 2005 The New York Times
Young, single, well-educated adults under 30 are leaving Iowa in droves. The state is considering abolishing the state income tax for everyone under 30.
Feb 7, 2005 The Los Angeles Times