Economy

Dealing with the current economy

Chicago loses 200,000 inhabitants

Census figures show the Windy City's population declined by 6.9 percent between 2000 and 2010, reversing its gains from the 1990s.

Housing prices

Housing prices

In Seattle, Atlanta, and a 20-city average. Source: The New York Times.

Prices in some housing markets plummet

Seattle area home prices have dropped 31 percent since mid-2007. But in some regions, housing is stronger than The New York Times suggests.

Inner suburbs will run short of housing, ULI says

Demand for housing in accessible close-in suburbs will outstrip supply in the next few years, predicts Patrick L. Phillips.

Major change is inevitable

Humans are optimistic by nature — but unfounded optimism can prove disastrous when it keeps us from doing the difficult things that need to be done.

The revolution will not be organized (But the food and drink will be pretty good)

A meeting to present this year's Seaside Prize brought together many of New Urbanism's leading lights to discuss the future of city and town building.

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