March 28, 2018, 6am PDT
If Ford Motor Co. goes through with a plan to move into the old Michigan Central Depot, it would mark a new phase of the rebirth of Detroit's urban core.
January 29, 2018, 2pm PST
Researchers from Arizona State University have produced a new working paper that examines efforts to attract and retain Millennials to downtown neighborhoods in Houston and Phoenix.
January 15, 2018, 1pm PST
Like many cities before it, Shreveport's downtown is transforming through the renovation of historic buildings.
December 17, 2017, 7am PST
A Ferris wheel has been proposed as a highly visible signal of the North Side of Pittsburgh's role in the city's downtown revitalization.
November 8, 2017, 6am PST
The renaissance of Downtown Detroit will not include a new soccer stadium, but don't call it a setback.
November 2, 2017, 2pm PDT
While global cities in other parts of the world are taking steps to ban cars from city centers, Fresno, California has taken the opposite approach. Time will tell if the return of vehicle traffic to Fulton Street project pays dividends.
August 22, 2017, 6am PDT
A draft of the Downtown Atlanta Master Plan will be made public on September 13, 2017. The plan focuses on revitalizing the city's urban core.
July 3, 2017, 5am PDT
Not everybody has the same definition of vibrant, but Atlanta recently chose the way of Times Square and the Sunset Strip.
June 16, 2017, 10am PDT
The debate over public safety in Downtown St. Paul is once again focused on the city's skyways. There, concerns about access challenge any possible solutions.
May 3, 2017, 11am PDT
Downtown Anchorage has languished for decades from the lack of redevelopment. Mayor Ethan Berkowitz seeks to reinvigorate the downtown core with new housing and other development opportunities. Most of the new growth has gone to Midtown area.
March 30, 2017, 1pm PDT
Recently termed-out Mayor Ashley Swearengin sits down for an exclusive interview about how she planned for high speed rail investments, championed sustainable water management, and took steps to rebuild the local economy.
November 29, 2016, 8am PST
Des Moines' Downtown Chamber of Commerce expects the city's 2016 development boom to continue into the new year.
November 17, 2016, 10am PST
It's been a busy year for planners in Akron, Ohio. The most recent accomplishment is the completion of phase 1 of the Downtown Vision and Redevelopment Plan.
October 5, 2016, 10am PDT
Detroit continues tear down empty housing in its farther afield neighborhoods, even as its downtown enjoys a spate of new construction.
September 18, 2016, 11am PDT
With a string of successes in downtown revitalization under its built, Plano, Texas is looking to duplicate that model elsewhere around the city.
September 17, 2016, 11am PDT
Roanoke, Virginia offers a lesson in grassroots economic development for "small, out-of-the-way cities everywhere."
September 13, 2016, 9am PDT
The National Trust for Historic Preservation's ReUrbanism initiative has hit the ground running.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 6, 2016, 7am PDT
The story of a revitalized economy in Manhattan, Kansas is a story of thorough partnership with Kansas State University.
The Topeka Capital-Journal
July 4, 2016, 9am PDT
The findings of a report on changes occurring in Philadelphia Center City finds more residents and workers walking, biking, and taking transit. (Thankfully, they aren't all looking for parking every day.)
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.