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.
Today, public parks are seen as an optional amenity. In our pre-suburban development pattern, parks were looked at much differently.
The monument by Frank Gehry violates the L’Enfant plan and offers “an axis to nowhere.”
In a metro area where six out of 10 people are overweight, changes are being made in streets, sidewalks, neighborhood stores, and other aspects of daily life.
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