• Daily Headlines for Monday, October 24, 2016

    Public Square | Gentrification language, economic development, informal settlements, redlining, jargon, and growth.
    The trap that causes states to give millions to corporations like Marriott The Washington Post — October 21, 2016 In 1999, then-Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening was under pressure from J.W. “Bill” Marriott Jr. for millions of dollars to keep the hotel giant Marriott International in the state...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Friday, October 21st, 2016

    Suburban design, demographic succession, immigrants and urban renewal, and urban rewilding.
    Designing Density For The Blue Chip Suburbs The Urban Developer – October 21, 2016 The need to respect and respond to the context of the existing built environment may be one of the most important rules towards sensitively developing apartments in established suburbs. What Happens When 'Inner...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Thursday, October 20th, 2016

    Urban design, sustainable cities, urbanism and politics, and affordable housing.
    Top-Down, Bottom-Up Urban Design The New Yorker – October 19, 2016 About three years ago, the sociologist Richard Sennett asked his friend and colleague Joan Clos, the executive director of the United Nations Human Settlements Program, if he had ever read the Athens Charter, by the architect Le...Read more
  • Daily Headlines for Wednesday, October 19, 2016

    Public Square | Economic mobility, crowded cities, transit in Nashville, density in Portland, bike trails in Chicago, and retirement in Asheville.
    As Land-Use Rules Rise, Economic Mobility Slows, Research Says The Wall Street Journal — October 18, 2016 Developer Patrick Kennedy wants to build apartments for middle-class families near San Francisco’s Financial District, but he is struggling to win the city’s approval. Business and Housing Move...Read more