Do you want your community to thrive in the future? If so, placemaking is a key to making that happen.
Why does city planning matter to people who aren’t urban designer types? Here’s an elevator pitch and a more detailed answer.
We can’t over-simplify the dynamics of all that has happened in Ferguson, but it’s obvious that our platform for building places is creating dynamics primed for social upheaval.
Main streets are arguably the most American place. From the 1930s on, financial rules shut off the lifeblood to this American institution.
The state is implementing programs that steer investment vehicles to high-value locations in mixed-use downtowns and main streets. Walk Score is one criterion that is employed for tax credits.
The administrative change to follow recent successful FHA standards, according to CNU president John Norquist.
Medium-rise residential is often more appropriate, but little-known Federal regulations have restricted this type of development for decades.
The most brilliant innovations in building cities won't come from politicians, professionals and advocates. That brilliance is already embodied in the traditional development pattern.
Americans can choose between three distinct lifestyles: rural, urban and suburban. These choices have been available throughout history, but we blurred their differences in our Suburban Experiment.
The idea makes a big splash in the current edition of Government Finance Review.
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