Next City's "Urban Vanguard" fellows envision ways to use tactical urbanism to further the evolution of Reno, Nevada. Their presentations helped city leaders reconsider the ways the city thinks about itself.
May 19, 2015   Next City
<p>An industry is sprouting in Las Vegas based on the preservation of the city's infamous mob history.</p>
Mar 19, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
<p>A new greenbelt has been proposed for Reno, Nevada, as a way to encourage people to visit the city's downtown -- and area typically avoided due to its "rough-looking" character.</p>
Feb 4, 2008   Reno Gazette-Journal
<p>The first thermal plant in 16 years opened this summer in southern Nevada. And America's most expensive private development - a new hotel and casino complex on the Strip - is getting LEED certified.</p>
Dec 30, 2007   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>More than 50,000 people were added to the population of Louisiana in 2007, where growth has been gradual since more than 250,000 fled after Hurricane Katrina. Nevada has regained its long-held title as the nation's fastest growing state.</p>
Dec 28, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>Various projects in Las Vegas are including environmentally-friendly elements, signaling a shift amongst the city's development community.</p>
Dec 14, 2007   E/The Environmental Magazine
<p>The seven western states dependent on the Colorado River for their water are on the verge of coming to an agreement on a management plan to ensure a steady supply of water from the increasingly stressed source. But some say the plan won't do enough.</p>
Dec 10, 2007   The Arizona Republic
<p>A Las Vegas homeowner has been convicted of killing more than 500 trees to improve his property's view of the famous Las Vegas Strip.</p>
Dec 5, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Federal land in Las Vegas has been sold off by the government, creating a fund worth billions of dollars. The fund has been used for many public service and preservation projects in the state. But some say it opens space up for unchecked growth.</p>
Dec 3, 2007   The New York Times
<p>The New Frontier, the first themed casino in Las Vegas, was imploded to make way for a Plaza-branded luxury resort, continuing the trend of landmark-razing, price-pushing new development.</p>
Nov 14, 2007   Associated Press
<p>Officials hope that a planned extension to the airport will help move the monorail out of the red.</p>
Sep 14, 2007   The Los Angeles Times