Nate Berg is a former contributing editor for Planetizen and a freelance journalist. He has contributed to The New York Times, National Public Radio, Wired, Fast Company, Metropolis, Next American City, Dwell, the Christian Science Monitor, the Guardian, and Domus, among others. Nate studied print journalism and environmental planning at the University of Southern California. He lives in Los Angeles.
Nate Berg is a former contributing editor for Planetizen and a freelance journalist.
The closure of the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington D.C. presents a big piece of property and a big opportunity for the District.
Congress is likely to stop funding Save America's Treasures, a project that had contributed hundreds of millions of dollars for historic preservation efforts.
The Art Newspaper
More and more businesses in suburban Detroit are packing up an moving into the center of the city.
The Detroit News
Changes to the planning system in England have locals and environmental groups up in arms.
As the city of Los Angeles considers a plan to allow construction of a football stadium downtown, some have called into question the economic projections of developers.
Los Angeles Times
Pollution is threatening the structural integrity of the Taj Mahal, prompting local officials to scramble for ways to preserve the historic site.
Transit officials in San Francisco are considering a plan to allow transit riders to board through all doors of buses in an attempt to cut delays.
San Francisco Chronicle
The amount of urban background noise is affecting the songs that birds sing to attract mates.
Urban infill housing is becoming a major part of business for large homebuilders, even those building modular homes.
As millions of rural poor move into Chinese cities, the country's legal residency system is making life difficult for the illegal rural migrants.
The New York Times