Reports from Legacy Projects highlight the potential of Norwood, Xenia, Amelia, and Camp Washington, Ohio.
Stoops, dooryards, and porches make more engaging street frontages for apartments than the typical common lawn.
Creative, multipurpose spaces are the answer to dying third places, according to two experts on CNU's On the Park Bench.
Why New Urbanism hasn’t caught on more as a reliable model of development and two potential solutions to this problem.
As a result of long-term trends and COVID impacts, many cities are experiencing the conversion of office structures to alternative uses. Concerns about vacancies are valid, yet cities stand to benefit in many ways.
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The third phase of Heritage at Freemason

The third phase of Heritage at Freemason Harbour, an infill development in downtown Norfolk, Virginia, was recently completed. The project now has...

Redmond Town Center, designed by LMN Architects, received

Redmond Town Center, designed by LMN Architects, received the International Council of Shopping Centers’ 10th Annual Award for Superior Achievement...

American Urban Typologies: Key West, Florida, by Miami

American Urban Typologies: Key West, Florida, by Miami architect Erick Valle, explains and dissects the building and street designs of one of America...

Mid-May saw the opening of a two-level, 80,000

Mid-May saw the opening of a two-level, 80,000 sq.ft. urban-format Home Depot store in Chicago, among speculation that the Atlanta-based retailer is...

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Suburbia was a housing program

We used to understand that housing construction was in the public interest

ADDISON DEL MASTRO OCT. 12, 2022