October 11, 2017, 12pm PDT
New tool empowers neighbors to invest in their forgotten neighborhoods, and create wealth while doing so.
October 10, 2017, 1pm PDT
What makes one building worth saving and another worth destroying? Strong Towns' Rachel Quednau explores the line between destruction and preservation.
January 13, 2017, 1pm PST
The city of San Diego recently approved a 30-year community plan for the San Ysidro neighborhood.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
December 31, 2016, 7am PST
A dive into the reach of the Cincinnati Bell Connector's influence on a revitalizing urban neighborhood.
Cincinnati Business Courier
December 22, 2016, 9am PST
The Renewal Project examines the work of the House Life Project in Indianapolis.
August 12, 2016, 12pm PDT
Detroit is looking for ideas to make it easier to revitalize neighborhood main streets.
July 28, 2016, 5am PDT
The eagerly anticipated selection of the future site of the Obama Presidential Library has leaked to the press. A formal announcement is expected soon.
May 21, 2016, 11am PDT
John A. Fry lacks a terminal degree, but what he doesn't lack is land use and redevelopment know-how. Drexel University in Philadelphia is the latest to employ his talents.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
April 27, 2016, 2pm PDT
A grassroots housing plan in Baltimore would keep control over neighborhood revitalization, and its benefits, in communities.
April 13, 2016, 11am PDT
Formerly vacant homes are now vacant lots in South Bend, Indiana. Returning the lots to productive uses presents a new kind of challenge for community groups and local officials.
April 6, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Kansas City Land Bank has the funding to back up plans to begin transforming blighted, vacant lots into thriving groves of poplar trees.
February 24, 2016, 1pm PST
The Detroit Regional Chamber made an explicit show of solidarity with the concerns of neighborhood revitalization in the many neighborhoods of the city.
February 4, 2016, 2pm PST
The #LoveThatLot campaign is the Center for Community progress' way of celebrating the hard work of transforming vacant, blighted properties into neighborhood assets and amenities.
Center for Community Progress
January 26, 2016, 11am PST
The comeback story for the city of Philadelphia's oldest neighborhood—Old City—displays the power of community organization and deliberate planning.
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
December 1, 2015, 8am PST
Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity has already been hard at work renovating homes and improving communities, with an ambitious goal to renovate 100 more homes in the next three years.
November 26, 2015, 1pm PST
The latest round of funding for the Choice Neighborhoods program adds a new component—"Planning and Action Grants."
November 25, 2015, 2pm PST
A new study examines the question of how to achieve neighborhood transformation through the Choice Neighborhoods federal grant program.
October 5, 2015, 2pm PDT
Planners face the increasing challenge of how to improve economic opportunities for individuals while simultaneously improving urban neighborhoods without triggering gentrification.
September 21, 2015, 12pm PDT
Unsurprisingly, an editorial titled "Gentrify East New York" provoked a strong response from the public.
Crain's New York Business