October 10, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Associated Press explores the trend of churches rebuilt as breweries.
Associated Press via Miami Herald
September 18, 2017, 12pm PDT
Large, adaptive-reuse projects are all the rage in urban planning today, but absent a fundamentally new approach—with affordability at the center of the process—they are likely to become engines of what's been termed "environmental gentrification."
September 14, 2017, 10am PDT
Large-scale adaptive reuse projects like the BeltLine in Atlanta receive praise in many circles. But they can also release a flurry of speculation, severely threatening affordability.
August 30, 2017, 12pm PDT
Public Radio International (PRI) surveys the keys to an ambitious plan to restore the industrial "temples" of South Bend, Indiana.
Public Radio International
August 19, 2017, 7am PDT
Danish firm COBE redesigned a former grain-storage silo in Copenhagen into a 17-storey residential apartment building with 38 units of varying sizes.
July 21, 2017, 6am PDT
Are millennials the key to preservation? A new survey finds that millennials prefer to live, work and play in neighborhoods with historic buildings.
June 14, 2017, 7am PDT
Brian Libby reports from Willamette Falls in Oregon City, Oregon, where plans for the Willamette Falls Riverwalk are taking shape.
April 6, 2017, 8am PDT
A planning consultant hired by FirstEnergy is putting out the first speculative ideas for the future of a contaminated lakefront site of a most demolished power plant.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
September 14, 2016, 10am PDT
After nine years of controversy, the District's first zoning revamp since 1958 is officially on the books.
September 13, 2016, 9am PDT
The National Trust for Historic Preservation's ReUrbanism initiative has hit the ground running.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 6, 2016, 2pm PDT
An op-ed describes the choice by many cities to prioritize residential projects in old industrial spaces as short-sighted and potentially unjust.
February 18, 2016, 1pm PST
A vote by the city of Cincinnati's Historic Conservation Board, of all things, would prioritize parking over historic integrity.
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 9, 2015, 7am PST
London is the stage for one of the problems that arises when encountered with a dearth of accommodations for housing and offices.
November 3, 2015, 9am PST
In an interview with Crosstown Concourse's Todd Richardson, Thriving Cities explores the challenges of revitalizing and transforming Memphis' old Sears Roebuck Building.
September 16, 2015, 6am PDT
Although it's a favorite tool of urbanists all over the country—Detroit has taken to adaptive reuse with singular aplomb.
September 3, 2015, 9am PDT
A list of adaptive reuse projects completed in the last five years includes a diverse collection of breweries turned hotels, a dry dock turned into a museum, and much more.
December 23, 2014, 5am PST
A big picture explanation, with case studies, of why New York's newest wave of commercial businesses won't leave their mark on the city like it might have in the past.
December 11, 2014, 8am PST
Potentially the biggest culinary innovation since the gourmet food truck, L.A. Prep upholds principles of smart growth while supporting culinary entrepreneurs. Artisanal food producers will move into its 50 kitchens starting in January.
December 5, 2014, 1pm PST
A PBS Newshour economic correspondent visits the sites of former malls in Ohio and Massachusetts, some successfully repurposed, others in construction, and one in decay, speaking with economic experts along the way about the future of the mall.