Urban Design Associates (UDA) hosted a discussion of Innovation Districts at this year's annual APA Convention, held in Seattle. Innovation Districts are geographic areas in cities where leading-edge anchor institutions and companies cluster and connect. They are compact districts served by transit and they offer mixed-use housing, office, and retail. In a well-attended session, three districts were presented. John Rahaim, Planning Director of San Francisco presented the rapidly emerging South of Market Area in San Francisco.
I’m really excited that CNU 23 will put us in the heart of North Texas and I’m not alone. “Dallas is the city that best represents what’s happening with urbanism across the United States,” notes Jeff Tumlin.
Bill Tunnell, a founding principal at TSW, was featured on the "Around Atlanta" edition of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio in February. Bill explains to host Todd Schnick what New Urbanism is and how the principles can be applied to redevelop small towns, including some of the communities surrounding the city of Atlanta.