Contrary to expectations, many businesses have moved into Lower Manhattan in the decade since 9/11, and the number of people living downtown has doubled.
The transformation of a couple of dumpsters in San Francisco shows how urban amenities can be added at little cost.
A $30.5 million Choice Neighborhoods Initiative grant will help replace a troubled Section 8 project in the Woodlawn neighborhood with a mixed-use, mixed-income development.
New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is converting a dozen streets into temporary playgrounds, encourgaging physical activity in neighborhoods that need it.
$100 storefront rents and a long-term focus on community help Greg O’Connell revitalize declining Mount Morris, New York's main street.
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.
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