Mega-Projects

2 days ago
The One Central development would transform 34 acres over Metro tracks near Soldier Field.
Chicago Tribune
3 days ago
Curbed Architecture Critic Alexandra Lange provides everything you need to know about the $25 billion, "city within the city" that opened to the public in Manhattan today. Also, the review isn't exactly positive.
Curbed
March 4, 2019, 12pm PST
The beleaguered project is still very much alive, despite some media claims to the contrary. As for the Trump administration's claim to two grants awarded to the now-$77 billion project, the state has a deadline to meet if it wants to keep them.
Capital Public Radio
February 26, 2019, 8am PST
There are plenty of big, splashy projects to track in Pittsburgh's development pipeline.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 16, 2019, 9am PST
A San Francisco Chronicle editorial warns that San Francisco must find funds, intended to come from the state's ambitious rail project, to extend the Caltrain commuter rail line to the SalesForce Transit Center.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 10, 2019, 9am PST
The Crossroads Hollywood project overcame local opposition and ongoing scandal at City Hall to win approval from the Los Angeles City Council.
Los Angeles Times
January 28, 2019, 2pm PST
The example of Oceanwide Plaza, which recently halted construction across the street from the Staples Center, raises more questions than it answers about foreign investment in Downtown Los Angeles' revitalization.
Los Angeles Times
January 21, 2019, 1pm PST
Feeling a little "tl;dr" about the "Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2019" article published by Planetizen earlier this month?
Planetizen via YouTube
Feature
January 14, 2019, 5am PST
A few ideas about what to watch in the world of planning in 2019. We only use the word Trump once.
James Brasuell
January 9, 2019, 6am PST
The city of Atlanta approved its largest development project since the 1960s back in November, but still needed the school district to sign off on a funding plan to help for the $1.9 billion in public subsidies that will support the project.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 23, 2018, 5am PST
A mixed-use project planned for 35 acres in the city of Newport, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, is ready to break ground after ten years of planning.
Cincinnati Business Courier
November 8, 2018, 9am PST
The city of Atlanta has approved its largest development project since the 1960s.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
"There’s a dramatic difference, Cityfront Center shows, between real estate success and building a great city."
Chicago Tribune
September 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
The 760-acre North Branch Industrial Corridor could be a game changer for the North Side, but the Chicago Tribune wants to make sure that quality of life is considered along visions of economic development.
The Chicago Tribune
July 26, 2018, 8am PDT
A 178-acre parcel of land, a trio of powerful foundations as owners, and looming planning approvals—it's time to take a close look at Hazelwood Green.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 27, 2018, 9am PDT
A mega-project adding 2,402 units of housing, including 1,201 affordable units, is on a fast track to approval in Cupertino, California, thanks to a 2017 state law.
The San Francisco Chcronicle
December 9, 2017, 11am PST
A new sports and entertainment district in East Austin, the former site of the Travis County Exposition Center, has attracted starchitect design talent and is likely to run up a world-class price tag.
Austin American-Statesman
July 5, 2017, 1pm PDT
Dallas suburbs continue their development boom. The latest example comes from Frisco.
The Dallas Morning News
November 17, 2015, 1pm PST
A mega-project in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood is exciting for its size an prize tag—and remarkable for the income levels that define "affordable" in San Francisco these days.
San Francisco Business Times
June 11, 2015, 9am PDT
The Cincinnati State viaduct, as Urban Cincy calls the project, would reconstruct a series of ramps and interchanges where I-74 and I-75 meet near Mill Creek.
UrbanCincy