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Vacant Storefronts

February 12, 2020, 9am PST
Research suggests that more and more parking won't solve the woes of struggling commercial corridors, even if it's difficult for business owners located on those corridors to believe.
Local Logic
August 15, 2019, 1pm PDT
A new report from the New York Department of City Planning has found that storefront vacancy may not be a one-answer citywide problem. Vacancies were found to be concentrated in certain neighborhoods, and the reasons appear to be varied.
6sqft
August 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
The new program would allow short-term use of vacant properties, and provide new incubation capabilities to small, start-up businesses.
The Architect's Newspaper
April 5, 2018, 5am PDT
The hottest trend in commercial real estate, letting storefronts in Manhattan sit empty while waiting for top dollar, is robbing the city's streets of the benefits of a bustling economy.
New York Post
April 4, 2014, 11am PDT
A post on the blog for Utile, a Boston-based architecture and urban planning firm, recommends the coffee cart as a bit of DIY urbanism for cities like Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Utile's Blog