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6 hours ago
The state of Connecticut deploys almost all of its federal housing funding in impoverished communities, according to this bombshell investigatory report.
ProPublica
Yesterday
A few regions have hoarded the growth of the tech innovation economy. A Brookings paper argues that Congress can help distribute tech innovation in growth centers around the Heartland of the United States.
Brookings
2 days ago
A neighborhood in New Orleans, badly damaged after Hurricane Katrina, is providing a test bed for an innovative new approach to urban planning.
Next City
5 days ago
Google has laid the foundation for four large, and distinct, employment centers in just one city of the South Bay Area.
The Mercury News
5 days ago
Manhattan Valley has seen little development, but an influx of young families, new restaurants, and a community-driven planning effort are stirring the pot.
Crain's New York Business
6 days ago
Employment in Pontiac has risen 14.2 percent since 2010, the city is fiscally sound, and development investments continue.
The Detroit News
December 3, 2019, 9am PST
Looking to boost awareness of the special charms of your unique city? Look for chances to leverage placemaking when place marketing.
Forbes
December 3, 2019, 7am PST
A local opinion writer proposes a land value tax in Detroit to combat downtown parking lot proliferation by the Ilitch family and other local developers.
The Detroit News
December 2, 2019, 1pm PST
A new report the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service details the ways in which rural America has lagged behind metropolitan areas since the Great Recession.
AgriNews
December 2, 2019, 7am PST
November saw a rendering and news of a groundbreaking for Apple in Austin.
The Architect's Newspaper
December 2, 2019, 6am PST
Records in Salt Lake City show that police in Salt Lake City concentrate jaywalking enforcement in the corner of the city that houses most of the city's homeless services.
The Salt Lake City Tribune
November 30, 2019, 11am PST
Suburban malls around the country are shutting down, and the huge spaces offer a variety of opportunities for creative reuse.
The Washington Post
November 29, 2019, 1pm PST
Bellevue, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, is the latest city to follow in the footsteps on Las Vegas and New Orleans in allowing alcoholic beverages in the public realm.
WCPO
November 28, 2019, 11am PST
An experiment in round-the-clock public bathroom access has proven successful, and San Francisco is expanding the program.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 28, 2019, 9am PST
Two articles raise questions about the state of humanity, as evidenced by the way news organizations and politicians write and talk about the homeless.
Streetsblog LA
November 28, 2019, 7am PST
The new home of the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Charger is almost ready for prime time. The mayor's economic development dreams are on the line as much as any championship.
The Daily Breeze
November 26, 2019, 12pm PST
Brookings has collected a year of data on an experiment it calls "transformative placemaking," with case studies from up and down the East Coast.
Brookings
November 26, 2019, 6am PST
The Cook County Land Bank Authority recently participated in its 500th rehab project. Homeowners and entrepreneurs have benefitted along the way.
Chicago Tribune
November 23, 2019, 11am PST
Restrictions in North Tulsa are part of a backlash against the dollar stores flooding communities that are food deserts in need of real grocery stores.
The New York Times
November 23, 2019, 9am PST
CEC Chair David Hochschild shares the commission’s strategy for improving the current grid system and how California has been, and will continue to be, a global leader in clean energy innovation.
VerdeXchange News