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Children in Greenbelt, Maryland, circa 1937
The transit of tomorrow, why water is the planning challenge of the era, and how the New Deal lives on in Maryland.
St Peters and Paul Church, San Francisco, by Thomas Hawk on Flickr
Pinpointing suburban poverty, an argument for gentrification, when residents side with developers, and what 5,000 Americans think of urban design.
Austin Skyline from Lake Austin by Norm Lanier on Flickr
Living it up in dead malls, learning from Mr. Rogers, and walkable centers in suburbs
Berczy Park Fountain in Toronto.
Complete streets, parks for dogs, lessons on urbanism, gentrification, and the passing of a great urbanist too soon
Downtown Minneapolis traffic
A pop-up forest, transforming suburbs, the malls of the future, and reimagining rivers
Willamette Falls, Portland, Oregon
The death and life of suburban malls, the promise of post-highway cities, and uncovering a great American waterfall
Public Square | Cities and suburbs, from highway to sky garden, placemaking when Black Lives Matter, transformative views and missing details
Public Square | Water conservation, starchitect honors, road fatalities, smart cities, Black Bottom, Hazel Park, H Street, and gentrification.
Public Square | Cafe urbanism, transit hubs, federal spending, smart cities, transit ridership, growing downtowns, hype, breweries, and gentrification.
Public Square | Traffic deaths, speed limits, smart cities, infrastructure plans, transit ridership, ramps, houses, transportation, and resort urbanism.
Public Square | On-street parking, company towns, Olympic reluctance, cities and pollution, addition, subtraction, advocacy, and gentrification.
Public Square | Climate change, red states, transportation investment, sinking cities, landlords, pop-ups, accelerating progress, and gentrification.