Gentrification—more wealthy people moving into lower-income communities—often faces opposition, sometimes for the wrong reasons. It is important to consider all benefits and costs when formulating urban development policies.
There’s very little that differentiates proposals by four distinguished planning and design firms to better connect my university to its immediate neighborhood and the wider city. Why is that, and does it have to be that way?
The Bay Area Council has published "The Innovation Economy: Protecting the Talent Advantage" that portrays a stark future for the area, largely resulting from the "unaffordability" (second only to NYC) of the nine-county northern California region.