Community / Economic Development

May 21, 2004, 5am PDT
A new United Nations commission is formed to examine the remarkably complex issue of migration worldwide.
The Atlantic Monthly
May 20, 2004, 9am PDT
Can St. Louis survive in the Post-Industrial era?
The Next American City
May 20, 2004, 7am PDT
The Miami New Times explores the relationship between crime and urban design in Miami.
Miami New Times
May 18, 2004, 1pm PDT
Colson Whitehead laments the latest death of Brooklyn at the hands of developers.
New York Metro
May 18, 2004, 11am PDT
Jane Jacobs sounded the alarm about cities 40 years ago - now her worries are bigger.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 18, 2004, 5am PDT
Can the sleeping California coastal town of Santa Paula manage growth as it is "rediscovered" by developers and residents looking for affordable land?
The Los Angeles Times
May 17, 2004, 1pm PDT
The Los Angeles school district's public works project to build 80 new schools is more on par with a small nation than a school district.
The Los Angeles Times
May 17, 2004, 11am PDT
Do new urbanists need to rethink their attitude toward chain stores and big-box retailers, including Wal-Mart?
New Urban News
May 17, 2004, 6am PDT
Wal-Mart brings tax money, crime, and especially change to rural communities.
Provo Daily Herald
May 17, 2004, 5am PDT
We restore many public structures -- post offices, hotels, libraries, even churches. But most malls are too ugly to warrant such effort.
The Atlantic Monthly
May 16, 2004, 7am PDT
The Tempe Convention and Visitor's Bureauu finds that people visiting for amateur events, stay longer and spend more money than other tourists.
The Arizona Republic
May 15, 2004, 1pm PDT
Utah is providing one case study of how locales can weather the industry's harsh economic cycles.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 15, 2004, 5am PDT
The newly opened Italian Center in Salt Lake City will give a gathering place and showcase all parts of Italian culture
The Salt Lake Tribune
May 14, 2004, 10am PDT
Witold Rybczynski reviews the book "The New Civic Art: Elements of Town Planning" by Andrés Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Robert Alminana.
Wilson Quarterly
May 14, 2004, 7am PDT
Three suburban Chicago communities have developed different economic development strategies based on their demographics.
The Chicago Tribune
May 13, 2004, 8am PDT
In her latest book, influential urbanist Jane Jacobs' offers a solution for suburban sprawl and a warning for North American cities.
The Globe and Mail
May 13, 2004, 6am PDT
The frenzied development pace of the world's fastest growing national economy has some fearing an impending real estate bust.
The Los Angeles Times
May 12, 2004, 6am PDT
Urbanist Jane Jacobs talks to the New Yorker about New York, Ground Zero, and "Dark Age Ahead," her new book.
The New Yorker
May 12, 2004, 5am PDT
Manchester UK has been so successful in attracting new residents back to the town center, that planners now must balance rival claimants for shrinking space.
The Guardian Unlimited
May 11, 2004, 12pm PDT
State of Michigan grant program aims to spur redevelopment.
The Detroit News