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Strategies for good urban retail
We need a sensible approach to mixed use that reflects realities and limitations of retail, while...
Jul 2 2015 2:22pm
Keys to a better streetscape
When Burlingame completes the makeover of its main street, it may be one of the most beautiful...
May 24 2014 8:26am
Do we need affordable housing or affordable living?
Two primary strategies will help to achieve affordable living: Reduce household transportation...
May 6 2014 8:13am
Housing shortage or urbanism shortage?
For a number of very good reasons, there aren't enough walkable urban places to meet demand. Part 3...
Feb 18 2014 4:39pm
Fighting gentrification (with luxury condos)
Word on the street is that high-income people are destroying bohemian neighborhoods. Part 2 of a...
Jan 13 2014 9:12am
Incremental urbanism is the key to California's future
The new frontier is within our existing towns, cities, and metropolitan areas. We need to...
Dec 10 2013 11:45am
Understanding the quirks of incremental urbanism
In the last seven decades, we've gotten used to the tidiness of master-planned development. In...
Oct 28 2013 10:06am
To connect or not to connect?
In a society that is so obsessed with connectedness of the digital variety, why are some of us...
Sep 23 2013 4:08pm
How I learned to stop worrying and love major streets
While I dislike noisy suburban arterials just as much as the next guy, I realized that retail will...
Sep 12 2013 10:19am
Lessons from Arlington, VA
I recently watched a documentary that chronicles the amazing transformation of Arlington, VA, a...
Aug 9 2013 8:53am
Frank J. Gruber
Nethaniel M. Hood
The coming housing calamity
More low-down on tall buildings
A tire in the park
Livability means being poor and eating only one kind of lettuce
The Original Green
Strong central cities may help in weathering the recession
Village Green: Sidewalks Are Good for Us
Village Green: Revitalizing Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine (Part 2 - the neighborhood's assets)
Village Green: Revitalizing Cincinnati's Historic Over-the-Rhine (Part 3 - exciting progress portends a national model)
Village Green: What the City Can Teach the Country About Sustainability
Village Green: Jamaica's Rose Town Pursue's Healing Through Rebuilding
Village Green: To Keep Smart City Housing Affordable, Build More of It
Village Green: Where Is the Green Community on Revitalization?
Village Green: Major Industry Report Says Sprawl "Lacks Staying Power"
Village Green: For Cities to Be An Environmental Solution, We Need to Address Public Safety
Village Green: As We Lose Shopping Malls, Are Losing Something Sacred?
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