Even if you are cynical about about how big money will affect low-income communities, the smart move for municipalities and urbanists is to make the most of this big-impact program.
In the era of "winner take all urbanism," why are many small towns coming back to life—and why might they be good places to invest?
Downtown Westminster, Colorado, is designed as a ‘place’ that grows organically with affordable housing included.
Elkhart, Indiana, is implementing plans to attract young, talented, workers to start businesses and boost the economy.
Urbanists can do lot to help improve outcomes in particular Opportunity Zones. Here’s a checklist based on lessons from real communities.
There's another side to Opportunity Zones: They could be a catalyst for an emerging system of building community wealth that is bottom-up and local—focusing on the "whole neighborhood."
The city made progress with code reform and is moving forward with street improvements and new public spaces, including the possible transformation of a dead mall.