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Yesterday
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Dodgers Foundation will renovate an unplayable ballfield into a new Dodgers Dreamfield, which will serve almost 3,500 youth in the surrounding community.
L.A. Downtown News
Yesterday
How the Joint Ownership Entity NYC is helping its community developer members stay strong during COVID.
Shelterforce Magazine
2 days ago
Outdoor dining is going to hang out for a bit.
Eater Seattle
2 days ago
"Lessons in New Ruralism" shares 20 case studies of prosperous rural communities from across the United States.
Maine Association of Planners
2 days ago
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is seeing a pandemic bump in real estate prices that mirrors the experience of vacation and tourism towns all over the United States.
Jackson Hole News & Guide
3 days ago
Andre M. Perry’s "Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities" reveals the web of historical and contemporary socioeconomic barriers that maintain the racial wealth divide.
Shelterforce Magazine
3 days ago
New York City parents are unhappy that fitness enthusiasts are turning to playgrounds for their workouts.
New York Post
4 days ago
A new toolkit shares 22 actions governments should take to get the economy restarted, including the regulatory or policy tools needed to implement the actions.
PlaceShakers
4 days ago
Outdoor dining programs are proving popular in cities all over the United States, as a lifeline for both restaurants and residents seeking some social normalcy. Data from San Francisco reveal the numbers behind the phenomenon.
Eater San Francisco
6 days ago
A trio of epidemiologists from Stanford, Harvard, and the University of Oxford have joined the president's new coronavirus medical advisor, Scott Atlas, in promoting an alternative approach to dealing with coronavirus infections.
The Washington Post
October 16, 2020, 8am PDT
Fort Worth business owners plan to promote the Near Southside area as a hub for artists and entrepreneurs.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Blog post
October 15, 2020, 8am PDT
The most promising cities after COVID won't necessarily be the same that were ideal before.
Devin Partida
October 15, 2020, 5am PDT
Amidst the uncertainty of the pandemic, the four biggest U.S. technology companies have leased or bought enough office space in New York City for 22,000 employees.
The New York Times
October 14, 2020, 10am PDT
The Republican Party once touted a deal to bring Foxconn to Wisconsin as evidence of their commitment to bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S., but the deal has soured, potentially beyond rescue.
Ars Technica
October 13, 2020, 7am PDT
The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) is moving forward with a groundbreaking policy to consider regional economic inequities when evaluating potential highway projects.
The Plain Dealer
October 12, 2020, 10am PDT
According to a new study, Hawaii is the happiest state in the U.S. in 2020.
Travel + Leisure
Blog post
October 12, 2020, 6am PDT
The conversation about how the pandemic might alter the direction of planning and urbanism, unlike the spread of the coronavirus, has remained steady since March.
James Brasuell
October 9, 2020, 8am PDT
Despite opposition from the neighborhood, a low-income housing community was built in an upscale subdivision in California. How did developers make it happen?
Shelterforce
October 9, 2020, 6am PDT
Manchester researchers are part of a network of European cities collaborating on strategies to support the aging population in cities worldwide.
City Monitor
October 8, 2020, 6am PDT
A commercial district in a wealthy part of Washington, D.C. is shedding high-profile businesses. A reboot is in order, according to local business owners and political leaders.
The Washington Post