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Christie begins race for N.J. governor. He talked about cities as if he were a Democrat.

"In order to grow our economy and improve our state, I will propose a plan to renew our cities." "I have come to firmly believe that the only way to improve our state is to improve our cities. ... read more »

SUSPEND HOPE VI

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TIME Magazine: Recycling Suburbia is #2 "Idea Changing the World Right Now"

TIME Magazine recently released its list of the “10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now,” highlighting some of the progressive ideas reshaping the face of our global economy. ... read more »

What to do with dying shopping malls

Fifty years after it was first conceptualized, the American shopping mall is dying off. ... read more »

WSJ March 7, 2009: "A Hole Grows in Brooklyn" Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards Debacle

Now officials have a mess on their hands. The development got just far enough to do considerable damage to the neighborhood without progressing far enough to do any good... ... read more »

The Full System of Sustainability: Sonoma Mountain Village

'Green' living sometimes feels like all the craze these days. Cars, cosmetics, furniture, packaging, and buildings are just a few common items marketed and sold as 'sustainable' products. ... read more »

Serenbe agri-village: green, charming and rural.. or is that exurban?

A travel feature in the Sunday NYT on Serenbe not only caught the attention of new urbanists -- it's currently the Times third ... read more »

Urban churches foster a sense of community

In Texas newsmagazine The Baptist Standard, reporter Robert Dilday discusses how churches are beginning to take advantage of the qualities of New Urbanism. ... read more »

New Urbanists see ally in HUD Secretary Donovan

Shaun Donovan set out an impressive agenda for HUD at his speech last week to the NYU Furman Center ... read more »