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Walkable streets: Considering common issues
Many of the walkable-street-related issues we face in Canada are the same as the ones we have...
Mar 11 2013 8:02am
Get your offices into a walkable town center!
If all you’ve got is out-of-date office parks to offer your prospective industry, then you’re...
Aug 10 2012 9:25am
Get your multifamily into a walkable town center
One obvious yet undervalued ingredient of an effective mixed-use town center is the residential...
Jul 13 2012 9:34am
Get your shops into a walkable town center
This week we are looking at one of the essential ingredients of a town center: the retail shops.
Jun 28 2012 11:05am
Get your hotels into a walkable town center
Too often municipalities and developers commit to the walkable town center halfway, viewing it...
Jun 21 2012 8:38am
The subtle differences between the strip mall and the multi-way boulevard
Parking in front is not the main issue. The multi-way boulevard provides a connected, high-quality...
Jun 7 2012 11:29am
Lessons from the mall and beyond
In designing regional urban retail centers, we need to understand how suburban malls excel.
Apr 6 2012 11:21am
Goooooal! Sometimes you strategize, Sometimes you ‘dump & chase’
Most of us who work with communities on form-based codes would opt for a full-blown process, but...
Jul 22 2011 10:45am
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
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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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