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Adaptive Reuse

April 2, 2021, 6am PDT
Local leaders in Virginia are banking on mall redevelopment projects to revive their tax bases and create more mixed-use neighborhoods.
The Virginia Mercury
March 16, 2021, 12pm PDT
The 2021 Pritzker Prize, considered the highest annual honor in architecture, has been awarded to a French couple who prioritize kindness in their designs.
NPR
February 19, 2021, 6am PST
Under the city's Grow Our Housing program, vacant offices could see a new life as below-market rentals.
NextCity
January 22, 2021, 6am PST
A plan included in New York Gov. Andre Cuomo's draft 2022 budget will make it easier to do adaptive reuse for new housing in New York City.
The Real Deal
January 21, 2021, 7am PST
Transforming suburban sprawl is a massive undertaking, but these small steps can help communities understand their needs and assets and develop clear, actionable goals for the future.
CNU
October 5, 2020, 6am PDT
The work of Chicago urban planner and developer Theaster Gates provides a proof of concept in a new report from the Urban Land Institute.
Chicago Tribune
September 29, 2020, 12pm PDT
The past decade saw more old commercial buildings transformed into residential buildings than any decade previous.
RentCafé
August 11, 2020, 7am PDT
Building more housing where people work is a simple way to come out of the pandemic with a stronger sense of community and shorter commutes, according to this article.
City and State New York
August 5, 2020, 11am PDT
A truly ambitious, and thoroughly innovative development, project in St. Louis will adapt a former hospital facility to house numerous nonprofit and neighborhood investment organizations.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 29, 2020, 9am PDT
In the 1960s-70s, a group of artists called the Compton Communicative Arts Academy renovated buildings across Compton and transformed vernacular, underutilized structures into venues for and objects of art.
KCET Artbound
October 25, 2019, 6am PDT
A completely singular example of adaptive reuse could be delivered a gift basket in Newark, Ohio.
New York Post
October 18, 2019, 5am PDT
In Chicago, a developer plans to convert 31 floors of a commercial building in Chicago into space for 505 co-living residents.
Chicago Tribune
July 18, 2019, 8am PDT
Controversy over a plan to revitalize the Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Canal in Washington, D.C. has some questioning whether the High Line in New York City is the best model for the adaptive reuse of public space.
Greater Greater Washington
June 28, 2019, 2pm PDT
It only cost him $1,000 to buy the whole train.
Jalopnik
June 28, 2019, 11am PDT
The lengths to which the city of Cincinnati should go to attract development investments was up for debate this week.
CityBeat
March 8, 2019, 2pm PST
Malls in metropolitan Atlanta are thinking outside the (big) box to reposition in the age of the retail apocalypse.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 8, 2019, 12pm PST
The urban landscape could change significantly as cities and transportation systems evolve. Planners are envisioning what that would mean for parking and what decisions need to be made now.
Digital Trends
February 11, 2019, 11am PST
The new linear park will use land under the city’s elevated rail tracks. Worries, however, are emerging about the effects the project will have on surrounding communities, particularly related to affordable housing.
Next City
November 13, 2018, 5am PST
The long-anticipated Domino Park, located in front of the former Domino Sugar refinery on the East River in Brooklyn, was designed by James Corner Field Operations (JFCO).
The Architect's Newspaper
October 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The city of Memphis, Tennessee is in the middle of an understated boom focused on downtown development and adaptive reuse.
Curbed