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    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</em>

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  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</em>

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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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  • A mixed-use center for town and gown
    <strong>Storrs Center</strong> <em>Mansfield, CT</em>

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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</em>

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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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    Trumpeting a cultural revival
    <strong>Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market</strong>&nbsp; <em>New Orleans, Louisiana</em>

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  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

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Pittsburgh is the latest city to gain a freeway capping park The Architect's Newspaper April 1, 2022

Why Australia needs to have a conversation about removing freeways The Fifth Estate April 7, 2022

Fighting gridlock with more traffic Los Angeles Daily News April 10, 2022

New York commits $5 million for study to "reimagine" Interstate 787 Albany Business Review April 11, 2022

The Promise and Pitfalls of Tearing Down an Urban Freeway Route Fifty April 12, 2022

Arlington is considering filling in 'missing middle housing.' Experts explain what that means KERA News April 13, 2022

What's Environmental Justice Mean? Look at North Denver Earthjustice April 16, 2022

Riding in America Should Not Be This Dangerous New York Times April 21, 2022

Two Big Reasons States Keep Expanding Freeways Streetsblog USA April 23, 2022


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