September 10, 2020, 5am PDT
New York is a city of superlatives. A new series of walking tours around the city, led by the New York Times architecture critic, draws out the many examples of the city's exceptionalism.
August 3, 2020, 7am PDT
A new book explains why people object to new housing in their neighborhoods, and whether these "neighborhood defenders" are representative of the public as a whole.
July 22, 2020, 12pm PDT
Central Park, Concourse, Meadowlark, Mosley, Park Central, Peterson, Randolph, Skyview, and Tailwinds are the options for renaming the neighborhood of Stapleton in Denver.
June 24, 2020, 10am PDT
Communities across the country need to dismantle exclusionary barriers and rebalance spending to invest more equitably across neighborhoods, according to this article by the Urban Institute.
April 10, 2020, 8am PDT
Census Bureau data shows we live near people with similar occupations, and right now frontline jobs are riskier for both health and economic well-being than working from home.
February 28, 2020, 6am PST
Neighborhoods don't get the same official boundaries as cities, counties, states, and countries. So how do we know where one neighborhood ends and another begins?
June 16, 2019, 9am PDT
Richard Driehaus attests to the importance of intentional, context-oriented design on the neighborhood level.
June 7, 2019, 2pm PDT
One Pittsburgh brewery is brewing a beer for every one of the city's 92 neighborhoods.
April 25, 2019, 6am PDT
Could cities harness the power of play to build more healthy, resilient, and equitable communities, if only we had the words for it?
February 7, 2019, 6am PST
While suburbs are changing, that doesn't mean they are declining, according to recently published research.
Joint Center for Housing Studies
November 20, 2018, 12pm PST
According to a series of studies, white people have a blindness for seeing the black middle class in neighborhoods—even if they don't display other forms of racial animus.
October 26, 2018, 2pm PDT
The city of L.A.'s poets write about their neighborhoods.
Los Angeles Review of Books
September 17, 2018, 5am PDT
RENTCafe identified Millennial hotspots by Zip Code. You've probably never heard of them.
September 3, 2018, 9am PDT
Can Trulia succeed in making sense of neighborhoods for an online platform?
August 15, 2018, 2pm PDT
Real estate site Trulia has launched a new tool that acts as a one-stop shop for information on neighborhoods.
July 20, 2018, 10am PDT
The Midsummer Classic is over, and the dog days of summer are looming. Not every team has a chance at October baseball, but some still offer a lot to love in the neighborhood outside the ballpark.
May 16, 2018, 7am PDT
Marla Nelson of The University of New Orleans and and Renia Ehrenfeucht of the University of New Mexico, guest blog about a recent article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
April 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
There are a lot of great places to celebrate in Texas, and the state chapter of the American Planning Association is in the second year of a program that calls attention to the role of planners in making them happen.
Great Places in Texas Announcement
January 21, 2018, 11am PST
A local resident reviews an important new neighborhood plan in Austin from a pro-development and livability perspective.
December 15, 2017, 1pm PST
Zoning ordinances are one of the most powerful ways local governments regulate development, and they should work to implement the policies in a Comprehensive Plan Update.
PlanIt - Metropolitan Council