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Headlines: Urbanism's many shapes and sizes

Urbanism in small cities and suburbs, planning in a global context, and the stamp of retailers on the form of the city.
SEP. 15, 2017
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Experience is the new buzzword for walkable town centers

As the retail market becomes less certain, mixed-use developers look to other ways to boost foot traffic and create a destination.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJAN. 9, 2019
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Problems and solutions for main street retail

Shopability studies for two Florida cities illustrate the potential and hurdles for many American small-to-midsize downtowns.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJUL. 29, 2019
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A brief history of retail and mixed-use

From the decimation of downtowns to the “retail apocalypse,” massively changing retail has been the norm for the last seven decades. Urban retail may benefit from the current transformation.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEAUG. 26, 2019
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The ‘retail apocalypse’ is a myth, and that's good news for the shopping industry and downtowns

A Google search for the so-called "retail apocalypse" generates more than 13 million results, but brick-and-mortar retail is growing. The data presents a more confident picture for urban and town planners, developers, investors, and merchants.
SHARON WOODSSEP. 23, 2019