Public space

Public realm: greens, plazas, fountains

Chicago gets HUD-backed project conversion

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.

NEA's 'Our Town' website is up

The National Endowment for the Arts has launched an "Our Town" web section spotlighting creative placemaking projects around the country.

Connie Moran runs for Mississippi state treasurer

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.

The High Line brought down to Earth: Chicago’s Bloomingdale Trail

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.

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