October 17, 2011, 6am PDT
South Carolina members of the Urban Land Institute met in Columbia, South Carolina to offer suggestions for overhauling Assembly Street, a major downtown thoroughfare that separates distinct areas of the urban core.
August 15, 2011, 10am PDT
With an entirely different economic reality in place since 2005 when the original plans were drawn up, Andres Duany of DPZ will update plans for the 165-acre S.C. state mental health hospital campus in downtown Columbia, South Carolina.
May 26, 2011, 12pm PDT
Having lured its first major retailer on Main Street, revitalization efforts in Columbia, South Carolina's urban corridor seem to be finally paying off.
November 13, 2008, 7am PST
More retail, joining residential and office developments, is seen as the crucial linchpin in the ongoing revitalization of Columbia, SC's Main Street.
August 25, 2008, 11am PDT
The mayor of Columbia, SC proposes turning the city's main street from an eight-lane freeway into a more comfortable place to walk. Says a supporter, 'Bridging that street is important for future development in the Vista and Main Street.'
April 25, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>American Rivers has named the Catawba River--which spans both Carolinas--as America's Most Endangered River for 2008, citing rapid development and outdated water supply management as factors in its ranking.</p>
August 1, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Some residents of Columbia, South Carolina's Granby neighborhood, near the banks of the Congaree River, are concerned about how plans to redevelop the land along the river into a new riverfront park might alter the land's natural features.</p>
May 4, 2007, 7pm PDT
<p>A 70,000-acre timber tract that spans the Low Country counties of Charleston and Dorchester in South Carolina will be developed by its corporate owner, MeadWestvaco, into an environmentally-sensitive community that emphasizes conservation.</p>
April 14, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>As South Carolina continues to experience accelerated growth, the state must better assess and manage its water needs, particularly in light of shared water sources between its fast-growing neighboring states.</p>
March 31, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>The state of South Carolina, through intensive research and public/private partnerships, is positioning itself to be a major player in the "hydrogen economy."</p>
February 1, 2007, 6am PST
<p>A regional government association is looking at developing brownfields for future commuter rail stations in central South Carolina as a way to cut costs.</p>
November 29, 2006, 5am PST
<p>A landscape district featuring restored historic gardens is planned for downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The project will serve as a critical "connecting point" for several downtown areas undergoing revitalization.</p>
November 22, 2006, 9am PST
<p>The city of Columbia, South Carolina, is crafting an innovative strategy to woo high-tech industries in conjunction with a new downtown research campus.</p>
September 12, 2006, 8am PDT
South Carolina's capital city, Columbia, is experiencing an unprecedented downtown condo boom. A wide array of people are readily snatching them up, from baby boomers to young professionals.
August 15, 2006, 3am PDT
Residents of Camden, South Carolina, are fighting to preserve the charm and character of their historic town from the encroaching sprawl from nearby Columbia.
June 14, 2005, 6am PDT
As more buyers focus on diverse, walkable city areas the tear-down trend comes to Columbia, SC
July 5, 2004, 5am PDT
A new Associated Press poll finds that while two-thirds altered their routes or allowed more time for a commute, only one in twenty took mass transit.
June 24, 2004, 11am PDT
From barns to homesteads, many buildings are being stripped of their furnishings and fixtures to fuel a growing style black market.
June 23, 2004, 6am PDT
A Pennsylvania company specialized in rebuilding 1940s-era streetcars is finding that cities, and commuters, love a trolley.
April 1, 2003, 7am PST
Over-regulated housing markets are expensive and the limited availability of land creates sprawl.