The National Endowment for the Arts has launched an "Our Town" web section spotlighting creative placemaking projects around the country.
Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Chicago are all looking at converting railroad corridors into parks. New York's success with the High Line is an inspiration.
The mayor of Ocean Springs, an advocate of new urbanist plans for her city, pledges to help northern Mississippi communities rebuild after tornadoes and floods.
As whites choose to live in America's cities, they are "remaking the city in their image," a commentator argues.
Alleys—or lanes, as they're called in Canada—are a resource increasingly being put to use by Vancouverites. Groups in that city are collaborating on a laneway market.
A term used by modernists and landscape urbanists, "urban acupuncture" bears some similaries to the new urbanist concept of Tactical Urbanism.
It’s been just a few months since Rahm Emanuel assumed the mayoralty in Chicago, and already pedestrians are beginning to feel the Mayor’s presence on city streets.
Communities large and small have seen a surge of scrawls and markings — years after a previous rash of graffiti was brought under control.
People yell "we love your porch!" to a couple who added a front porch with hardwood floors and posts to the front and side of a 1950s raised ranch in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
The squares laid out by James Oglethorpe as part of his 1733 plan for Savannah, Georgia, are doing fine, and the city itself is becoming more bike-friendly, a visitor reports.
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