• Pullman Artspace Lofts

    When neighborhoods revitalize, full-time artists are often squeezed out by skyrocketing rents. The goal of Pullman Artspace Lofts in the historic Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side of Chicago is to provide stable housing for working artists in a lively urban community. “This project...Read more
  • Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved at William & Mary

    A dynamic, compelling civic monument that recognizes past harms, Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, is imbued with deep meaning. The memorial evokes a brick fireplace, a symbol of both community and the center of domestic enslavement, on an important...Read more
  • Albany Skyway

    Cities across America have been damaged and disfigured by urban freeways—and the recently completed Albany Skyway shows how they can begin to heal. The $15 million Skyway—converting an Interstate ramp into a half-mile bike-ped corridor and park—realizes part of a long-held community vision to take...Read more
  • ReLeaf Cedar Rapids

    Trees are such a ubiquitous part of the urban landscape that their vital role is sometimes overlooked. Nearly every New Urbanist plan makes prominent use of them, and yet the word “tree” does not appear in the Charter of the New Urbanism , observes Jeff Speck, planner and author of Walkable City...Read more