As planners seek to leverage public transit investments with enhanced first mile-last mile connections, it is critical that market analysis guide those initiatives and that impacts and cost effectiveness are part of the performance assessment.
The path to business success occasionally passes through the garage—famously demonstrated by industry titans like Amazon or Hewlett Packard. Zoning codes should encourage, not obstruct, these kinds of American success stories.
50 acres of woodland are up for sale in Maryland, and while a developer has scoped the land as a good site for 25 homes, local residents are pressuring local and state officials to employ a little-used open space funding program to buy up the land.
The teardown phenomenon has attracted much public attention. Daniel P. McMillen examines the case of the historic Chicago suburb of Kenilworth to determine the costs, benefits and public policy surrounding teardowns.
A quarter cent sales tax measure, which has raised $200 million since 1990 and preserved 70,000 acres of open space, may be put before the voters of Santa Rosa, CA, in November for early re-authorization.
Marco Placidi is one of a growing number of 'Speleologists' in Rome -- where some of the world's most important history lies undiscovered beneath the modern city, in sewers, long-lost passages, and murky ponds.
With a history of bulldozing older buildings to accommodate the new, it is not surprising that many modernist structures are threatened by Atlanta's growth. The question remains, are these buildings people want to save?
The twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn have long been known as Maine's worst urban area. Today, it is using art, history, diversity, and culture to carve out its niche as one of the state's funkiest and most historical urban areas.
A stream of high-dollar developments have been popping up in San Francisco's Presidio, a former Army base and currently the only park in the National Park Service's collection that is operated privately. Some feel the developments don't fit the site.