Zoning in the nation's capital may encourage elements associated with the walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods of the past.
Stripe the streets and respect the neighborhood! — a list of Strong Town strategies.
Cities and towns would do better to focus on more effective regulations and find ways to make them as streamlined as possible.
New York City was the first US city to adopt zoning — in 1916. Now the city is taking the lead in making zoning a proactive tool for livability, says this report.
The overall trend is toward a more place-based, character-based legal environment, according to one of the authors of the Codes Study.
Boosting the proportion of development along transit networks is one goal of smart growth advocates in the region.
New York should learn from the Dutch, who have urban designers organize sites for the public good before the architects are called in.
There’s tremendous capital waiting to be invested in urban real estate, but capital funds managers face a gap in experience and expertise.
CNU, NRDC, and USGBC receive Outstanding Achievement Award
A Mercer University initiative, with aid from the Knight Foundation, and a class trip to confer with Richard Florida result in “The Lofts at Mercer Village.”
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