April 30, 2021, 8am PDT
A proposed $2 billion megaproject would expand the footprint of the ongoing reinvention of Downtown Los Angeles and its surrounding neighborhoods.
April 12, 2019, 6am PDT
A plan to remake the St. Paul riverfront, and potentially revitalize the downtown office market, took its first steps forward this week.
February 23, 2019, 7am PST
A huge piece of real estate along the Chicago River is primed to host a new mixed-use campus.
January 20, 2019, 7am PST
After a decade of shifting market preferences and an ongoing urban renaissance, how do downtown home prices compare in cities around the country?
June 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
After decades of planning, the city hopes several huge developments will draw millenials and empty-nesters.
May 3, 2017, 11am PDT
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.
March 30, 2015, 1pm PDT
A transformative project is in the works for the South End neighborhood of Downtown Memphis.
February 13, 2015, 1pm PST
A large mixed-use development plan for Pittsburgh's former Civic Area site now has full approval from the city.
January 20, 2015, 11am PST
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.
October 17, 2014, 10am PDT
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?
August 11, 2014, 10am PDT
The Denver Post writes about Brad Buchanan, who in February became the executive director of the Denver Department of Community Planning and Development.
July 11, 2014, 2pm PDT
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.
May 30, 2014, 11am PDT
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.
April 16, 2013, 10am PDT
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 9, 2013, 2pm PDT
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....
The Architect's Newspaper
October 18, 2012, 7am PDT
Small towns like Carmel, Indiana have gained national prominence after redeveloping into "cities where people can live, work and play," writes Haya El Nassar.
March 16, 2011, 8am PDT
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.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 23, 2011, 5am PST
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.
October 8, 2010, 11am PDT
Dallas is hoping to break the ring of concrete created by the surrounding Central Expressway and Interstates 30 and 35.
July 21, 2010, 11am PDT
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.