Downtown Redevelopment

Los Angeles Arts District Redevelopment

Proposed Megaproject the Latest to Redefine Los Angeles' Core

A proposed $2 billion megaproject would expand the footprint of the ongoing reinvention of Downtown Los Angeles and its surrounding neighborhoods.

April 30, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

St. Paul Redevelopment

Details of St. Paul Riverfront Plans Emerge

A plan to remake the St. Paul riverfront, and potentially revitalize the downtown office market, took its first steps forward this week.

April 12, 2019 - St. Paul Pioneer Press

Chicago River

Tribune Megasite Could Transform Downtown Chicago

A huge piece of real estate along the Chicago River is primed to host a new mixed-use campus.

February 23, 2019 - Crain's Chicago Business

Seattle Multi-Family and Downtown

How Do Downtown Homes Prices Compare?

After a decade of shifting market preferences and an ongoing urban renaissance, how do downtown home prices compare in cities around the country?

January 20, 2019 - Property Shark


Massive Waterfront Investment 'Reinvents' Tampa

After decades of planning, the city hopes several huge developments will draw millenials and empty-nesters.

June 25, 2018 - Curbed


Downtown Anchorage Targeted for Revitalizing Infill and Redevelopment

Downtown Anchorage has languished for decades from the lack of redevelopment. Mayor Ethan Berkowitz seeks to reinvigorate the downtown core with new housing and other development opportunities. Most of the new growth has gone to Midtown area.

May 3, 2017 - Alaska Dispatch News

$55 Million Overhaul Proposed for Memphis' Central Station

A transformative project is in the works for the South End neighborhood of Downtown Memphis.

March 30, 2015 - The Daily News (Memphis)

Pittsburgh Approves with Development Plans for 28-Acre Civic Area Site

A large mixed-use development plan for Pittsburgh's former Civic Area site now has full approval from the city.

February 13, 2015 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Judge Clears Way for Redevelopment of Pittsburgh's Former Civic Arena Site

The proposed redevelopment of the 28-acre site—former home of the Civic Arena—would produce a corporate headquarters and a mix of uses and housing.

January 20, 2015 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The old and the new

Can Billionaires Revitalize Decayed Downtowns?

Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert has an urbanist streak. And only people with his kind of money can singlehandedly buy out big chunks of downtown Detroit. But will his approach to neighborhood-making actually benefit the city as a whole?

October 17, 2014 - Grist

Denver Skyline

Should Urban Planners Live in the City?

The Denver Post writes about Brad Buchanan, who in February became the executive director of the Denver Department of Community Planning and Development.

August 11, 2014 - Denver Post


Sacramento's Tale of Two Downtowns

Northern California is no stranger to debates about redevelopment, displacement, and the proper mix of affordable and market-rate housing—but this time the setting for these stories is in the state capital of Sacramento.

July 11, 2014 - Next City

Twin Developments to Revitalize Downtown Minneapolis

With a $1 billion NFL stadium on the way, and a $400 million mixed-use development that recently broke ground next door to the new home of the Vikings, stakeholders have high hopes for Minneapolis' downtown.

May 30, 2014 - New York Times

El Paso Destroys to Rebuild

Emily Badger explains why the demolition of El Paso's high-rise city hall this past weekend was a cause for celebration, as the first step in a multimillion-dollar redevelopment that promises to transform the city's downtown.

April 16, 2013 - The Atlantic Cities

Downtown Cincinnati

People Replace Parking in Downtown Cincinnati

The planned replacement of a parking garage with a $94 million 30-story, mixed-use tower in downtown Cincinnati is a positive sign of the area's comeback. Now about eliminating those parking minimums....

April 9, 2013 - The Architect's Newspaper

Suburbs Become the New Cities

Small towns like Carmel, Indiana have gained national prominence after redeveloping into "cities where people can live, work and play," writes Haya El Nassar.

October 18, 2012 - USA Today

Kansas City Rejects Plaza Project

Kansas City's Plan Commission has denied a 55-acre redevelopment centered around a downtown plaza - a project that had the approval of the Planning Dept. and the local AIA Chapter, but evidently not the community.

March 16, 2011 - The Architect's Newspaper

Sprawl Repair? Downtown Retail?

Joel Kotkin said today that cities no longer need outside help. The day before, Bill Fulton talked about growth without population growth. This story focuses on strategies for cities to use land plans as business plans.

January 23, 2011 - PlaceShakers

Downtown Dallas Breaks Freeways' Concrete Stranglehold

Dallas is hoping to break the ring of concrete created by the surrounding Central Expressway and Interstates 30 and 35.

October 8, 2010 - Dallas News

City of Columbus Adopts Far-Reaching Downtown Plan

Building on the urban renaissance of the last decade that saw residential population increase for the first time since 1950, the City of Columbus has set a bold vision for the future with the adoption of the 2010 Downtown Columbus Strategic Plan.

July 21, 2010 - The Columbus Dispatch

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