Urban Development

1 hour ago
Not since the Great Recession have sales of multi-family residential buildings in New York City slowed to such a standstill. Experts are blaming the state's new rent control regulations.
Bloomberg
17 hours ago
There is still political work to do, and questions to be answered about funding, but a new pedestrian plan for the city of Milwaukee has cleared a key council committee.
Urban Milwaukee
Yesterday
The Renaissance Revival building that houses New York City's beloved Strand Bookstore is under consideration by the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission. The case has provoked debate between rival advocates.
Pacific Standard
Yesterday
In a shift away from subway expansions and upgrades, Toronto looks to improve the bus and streetcar systems.
The Star
Yesterday
The Living Cully coalition prioritizes the well-being of long term, lower-income residents with future-building revitalization projects.
Next City
2 days ago
Predicting the future of challenges facing cities isn't very hard when the future is already staring cities right in the face.
Meeting of the Minds
2 days ago
A proposal to dissolve the groups has led to a debate about their purpose and who really benefits from them.
Oregon Live
2 days ago
The public got its first chance to weigh in on a controversial proposal to makeover a sliver of Toronto waterfront as an ambitious experiment in "smart city" technology.
The Star
2 days ago
Sydney built more than 30,000 multi-unit homes last year. That new supply has meant falling rents in most of the city.
The Sydney Morning Herald
2 days ago
Controversy over a plan to revitalize the Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Canal in Washington, D.C. has some questioning whether the High Line in New York City is the best model for the adaptive reuse of public space.
Greater Greater Washington
3 days ago
Fewer people investing in low-income housing tax credits means fewer affordable housing units being built—at a time when affordable units are in extremely short supply.
The Sacramento Bee
3 days ago
A local labor organization wanted larger hotels to help workers create unions, so they sought a zoning change to make it harder to develop smaller hotels in light manufacturing zones.
The Real Deal
3 days ago
If approved, a new facility in San Francisco will allow homeless people living in RVs and vans a safe place to park. Access to support services will also be available at the site.
San Francisco Chronicle
3 days ago
A comprehensive national study finds that for many original residents of gentrifying neighborhoods, the effects of gentrification can have positive effects.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
4 days ago
A new infographic breaks down how much space is devoted to buildings, green space, and roads in 15 major U.S. cities.
Geotab
4 days ago
The landlord lobby isn't accepting defeat.
The New York Times
4 days ago
Grocery stores are more than just places to buy food. They’re the universal gateway to city life and culture.
New York Magazine
4 days ago
A state bill that would have limited the number of short-term rentals in the coastal areas of San Diego County has been delayed until next year's legislative session.
San Diego Union-Tribune
4 days ago
Denver travelers can now access transit schedules and purchase tickets through the Uber app. Uber says increased ticket sales show that integrating rideshare and transit makes sense.
The Denver Post
5 days ago
The Guardian last week published a series of articles and interactive features on the subject of the master-planned communities of the world.
The Guardian