January 1, 2017, 5am PST
The National Trust for Historic Preservation's new Atlas for ReUrbanization relies on a metric called "character" to explore the relationship between historic preservation and affordability.
January 1, 2011, 7am PST
Alex Marshall muses on a new T.V. show set in Portland and how distinctiveness is so important to a city's success.
February 16, 2010, 5am PST
Pleasantville, NY may be affluent and amenity-rich, but it isn't immune to the economic downturn. Now some suggest the town should sacrifice character for economic opportunity.