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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 »

Obama: Days of sprawl 'are over'

President Obama set the New Urbanist world ablaze with one sentence out of an hour-long town hall meeting in Fort Myers, Fla.: ... read more »

Harvard Study: Happiness is contagious, spreading among friends, neighbors, siblings and spouses...

Feb 8, 2009, Harvard Study: Happiness is contagious, spreading among friends, neighbors, siblings and spouses... ... read more »

Madison Magazine: The New New Urbanism

Madison, Wisconsin and new urbanism, as profiled by Madison Magazine, are proving to be a perf ... read more »