A older American Dream, that of town, neighborhood, and city living, was submerged by the suburban American Dream—which controlled the regulations, finance, and investment after World War II.
Detroit has captivated the nation in its decline, bankruptcy, and booming downtown rebirth, but there is more to urbanism in Southeastern Michigan than the Motor City.
Commercial strip arterials in the Nutmeg State are beginning to transform as land-use regulations shift focus from use to the shape and siting of buildings.
Extraordinary strides have been made in the advancement of placemaking over the past twenty-five years.
Influential words from the most influential writer on urban planning in modern times
From Despair to Hope is the story of the transformation of public housing, a story that deeply involves New Urbanism.