June 21, 2019, 10am PDT
With a growing population comes a need for more airport capacity, and Phoenix is no different. The challenge is finding the space to grow.
January 4, 2019, 7am PST
Linking up the last part of the Grand Rounds trail would create a continuous pedestrian and biking loop around the city.
November 29, 2018, 2pm PST
The Major League Soccer Team FC Cincinnati is planning on building a stadium, along with attached mixed-use development, in the West End neighborhood of its hometown.
July 20, 2018, 7am PDT
The master plan proposed by the Society Hill Civic Association contains lessons about single-family zoning in a historic neighborhood with fingerprints of 20th century urban renewal also present.
December 14, 2017, 12pm PST
Could the approval of a massive redevelopment plan for Google property in the city of Mountain View pave the way for a new development-friendly approach to planning in the Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area?
December 4, 2017, 12pm PST
"Smart city" plans are being announced at a steady clip. The latest master planned "smart city" proposal comes for a former U.S. Navy-owned site near Boston.
November 2, 2017, 1pm PDT
Most planners have been there before: it's time to implement the goals of a newly approved Master Plan by rewriting the zoning code, and suddenly the public becomes outraged.
Greater Greater Washington
September 10, 2017, 5am PDT
A master plan for the redevelopment of Ford's former Twin Cities Assembly Plant, set on 122 acres along the Mississippi River in St. Paul, is challenged by controversy.
October 20, 2016, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week to begin the processing of updating the 20-year-old Los Angeles River Master Plan.
July 26, 2016, 7am PDT
When Elon Musk talks, lots of people listen. Some also respond.
June 15, 2016, 10am PDT
340 acres of vacant property, granted by the Federal Aviation Authority in the 1970s and 1980s, has a new vision for the future.
June 13, 2016, 11am PDT
The Las Vegas City Council will consider a new Downtown Las Vegas Master Plan this week.
April 24, 2016, 5am PDT
A $50 million project will replace the now demolished inverted pyramid pier off the coast of St. Petersburg.
The Architect's Newspaper
February 16, 2016, 1pm PST
Facing an ever expanding shortage of affordable housing and growing inequality, São Paulo's new master plan hopes to change the face of the city.
December 20, 2015, 11am PST
A historic corner of Louisville is getting a makeover as a cultural district for the 21st century. The $28 million already has preliminary approval for $7.2 million state tourism tax credits.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 14, 2015, 5am PST
A zoning controversy in a neighborhood in New Orleans has locals questioning how well the city's new Comprehensive Zoning Plan reflects the city's Master Plan.
August 29, 2014, 6am PDT
St. Petersburg is one of those lucky few cities granted the benefits of a downtown waterfront setting in a warm climate. But what will that waterfront look like in the future?
May 14, 2014, 2pm PDT
Architecture critic Inga Saffron describes a new master plan for Philadelphia's signature piece of open space as "important" and "welcome," but still finds that it falls short in addressing some of the park's critical needs.
November 12, 2013, 7am PST
As a reaction to the excesses of urban renewal, Boston has refrained from comprehensive planning for nearly 40 years. With a new mayor set to take office, it's time to create a new master plan for the city, argues a commentary in the Globe.
March 23, 2013, 9am PDT
If you paid attention to the visions unveiled a year ago by the teams competing to develop a master plan for the area around L.A.'s Union Station, you might expect to see a development-focused final product. Apparently, you'd be wrong.