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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
Sprawl's share of new US housing starts has declined dramatically, says EPA
It's time to adjust to the metropolitan reality
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"
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