Shopability studies for two Florida cities illustrate the potential and hurdles for many American small-to-midsize downtowns.
The oldest baby boomers have crossed the 70-year old threshold, and this generation was the first to live their entire lives in a car-dependent society. Many are looking to move to an urban setting.
An interactive map by Zimmerman/Volk Associates offers a detailed view of migration and mobility in counties nationwide.
When real estate switched from building mixed-use cities, towns, and neighborhoods, the industry adopted less sustainable selling points—like golf.
As cities boom, rental rates are easing due to supply.
As more retail moves into cities, the suburban boxes fronted by parking lots are giving way to more walkable designs.
Prices for real estate in many cities have recently stalled, The New York Times reports, yet the development boom continues.
Placemaking is not a design endeavor. Or a business proposition. Or a public health pursuit. Or an equity concern. Or an avenue for culture and the arts. It’s all of these things.
Urban living with kids, part four: What we can do to help meet the demand for family-friendly, mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods with great schools.
America's most automobile-oriented cities are changing their growth patterns, making room for new urban planning and development.
Urban living with kids, part two: Creative living arrangements offer urban lifestyle options for families with children.
Urban living with kids, part one: Attainable urban housing for millennial families with children is poised to become one of the largest market demands in the near future.