For three generations, the American Dream was largely defined by continual suburban expansion. A new urban dream has emerged, and it is here to stay.
Great news for the environment: This relatively new trend reverses nearly a century of city dwellers fleeing to suburbs and sprawl eating up the countryside.
A survey sponsored by Realtors illustrates that home buying is more like a prix fixe menu than ordering a la carte.
Londonderry, New Hampshire, could be a model for New England suburbs to organize growth at the metropolitan edge.
No longer comprised of isolated districts, twenty-first century downtowns are rebuilding themselves once again as integrated places.
Be careful about lazy research.
Cue up Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. Last week’s release by the Pew Research Center of its “Millennials in Adulthood” analysis suggests there’s a train a-coming.
Who benefits the most from synergistic growth, where the parts of the built environment are brought together to create a strong community and sense of place? Part 2 in a 3-part series.
I and others have been tracking for some time a surging interest in walkable neighborhoods, in both reinvested downtowns and more pedestrian-friendly suburban developments.
More people moving to urban places means more open space preserved and less congestion in the far suburbs. Yet some find it hard to swallow.
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