Urban Revitalization

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Ford will treat the Michigan Central Depot to a mixed-use adaptation.
Detroit Free Press
June 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
Ford has confirmed its plan to move into the Michigan Central Depot in Detroit.
Detroit Free Press
May 8, 2018, 7am PDT
Not every Legacy City has the size and cultural cache of a Pittsburgh or a New Orleans to aid in its recovery, but there are resources available for smaller cities examining pragmatic revitalization strategies.
Greater Ohio Policy Center
April 29, 2018, 11am PDT
A set of zoning changes under consideration in New York City promises to be controversial; the de Blasio Administration is already onboard.
Crain's New York Business
Feature
April 25, 2018, 8am PDT
By embracing timeless principles of urban placemaking, we can create walkable transit villages and make room for housing at every socioeconomic level. First we have to re-invigorate high quality urban design.
Gerhard Mayer
April 12, 2018, 2pm PDT
A $125 million adaptive reuse project is looking for help with infrastructure improvements. Pittsburgh's Urban Redevelopment Authority is considering tax increment financing to fund street improvements.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 12, 2018, 9am PDT
Some worry that, of the many reasons cities pursue cap parks, creating quality green space is low on the list.
Stateline
April 12, 2018, 8am PDT
A wave of investments is visiting one of the most famous, and notorious, neighborhoods in the city of Chicago. The question is whether the final product will be worth the expense.
Chicago Tribune
April 10, 2018, 6am PDT
A new program based in the Germantown neighborhood in Philadelphia aims to encourage community ownership of urban re-investment.
The Philadelphia Citizen
April 9, 2018, 11am PDT
The Dallas neighborhood of Deep Ellum is the city's answer to SoHo in New York, the Mission in San Francisco, or the Arts District in Los Angeles—once gritty, now trendy.
Dallas News
April 2, 2018, 9am PDT
It's the "holy grail" of urban planning, say researchers.
The Mercury News
March 26, 2018, 7am PDT
Are the urban revival and the future of mobility already rendering parking lots obsolete? Chicago provides a case study of a new generation of skyscrapers rising were cars once parked.
Chicago Tribune
March 16, 2018, 11am PDT
New details of an ambitious infill project in Des Moines were released at the end of 2017.
Des Moines Register
February 22, 2018, 1pm PST
A development proposal would add two new buildings in addition to major renovations in Larimer Square.
The Denver Post
January 18, 2018, 7am PST
Faced with commercial vacancies around 11 percent and the prospect of new office supply coming online soon, D.C. stakeholders are pushing for a bill that would provide incentives for conversions of office buildings into residential units.
The New York Times
January 13, 2018, 11am PST
A stretch of land along the Monongahela River is attracting multiple deep-pocketed investors.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
January 6, 2018, 6am PST
Phoenix, Arizona is struggling to deal with a growing homeless camp in a revitalizing area near the city's Downtown.
AZ Central
December 27, 2017, 7am PST
For every feel-good story about urban revitalization, or more problematic tale of gentrification, the experience in much of Detroit has more to do with decline.
Bridge
December 13, 2017, 2pm PST
Denver provides a case study of a city's politics reckoning with the pace of development in a post-recession real estate market.
The Denver Post
December 5, 2017, 12pm PST
Detroit will soon join the ranks of cities that have ripped out high-speed freeways from their urban core.
Detroit Free Press