As its name suggest, Golden, Colorado, began as a gold rush town, but it’s biggest economic driver in the 20th Century was the golden liquid of Coors beer and Coors-related operations. The Coors family started the Coors Brewing Co. (now Molson Coors...
Despite the pandemic's devastating impact on the office market, downtowns and nearby walkable neighborhoods are looking forward to two decades of growth driven by demographic and economic change.
Creating a town center with appealing public spaces and a mix of uses has many advantages over a conventional office park, and that draws employers to the Village of Providence.
The Plant Riverside District in Savannah, Georgia, transformed an abandoned industrial site into the most significant modern expansion of the city’s urban core. Sottile & Sottile and The Kessler Collection won the 2021 CNU Grand Prize Charter...
Carmel, Indiana, is building a walkable downtown from scratch—and also planning to have a strong tax base for many years to come.
Walkable urban place types are critical to life in traditional cities and they will thrive in the long run.
The Wharf has re-established DC as a true waterfront city and added a major destination along with affordable housing. The mixed-use development won the 2020 CNU Grand Prize Charter Award.
The economic effects of the COVID pandemic will accelerate the departure of anchor department stores from regional malls. How can these spaces be adapted to make our communities more resilient in the post-COVID economy?
Main Street areas stand to do well as a result of entrepreneurial activity and market forces in the aftermath of the coronavirus.
Corner stores are the smallest and most useful type of retail—here's how to make them succeed.
An engaging storefront starts with a vision, then good storytelling, and design that engages the community.
Retail success is tricky in new urban places—so pay attention to fundamental principles because buying and selling are essential activities in a walkable urban center.