Courtesy of the Regional Plan Association
Columbus Circle at 59th street was successfully transformed from an intimidating traffic circle to a people-friendly urban place. A similar evolution could happen at Freeman Plaza, now a conduit for cars exiting Manhattan.
Zappos, the online shoe retailer, is planning to move into Las Vegas City Hall, with hopes of enlivening the struggling city core.
Geoffrey West, a 70-year-old physicist, thinks he has identified what makes a city grow and thrive — or stagnate and fail.
A school that is imbedded in the neighborhood and walkable to most students. Photo by Michael Hathorne
A program called Home for Good intends to build housing for 12,000 of Los Angeles's chronically unemployed population.
The weekly farmers' market attracts a variety of vendors to the plaza. Courtesy of EPA.
Courtesy of Opticos Design
In late August the Commission celebrated completion of a new 75-foot clock tower adjoining the historic station on the eastern edge of downtown.
Integrate open space and public services. Courtesy of Calthorpe Associates.
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