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Revitalizing Urban Neighborhoods: Building Blocks For The Future Of America's Cities

Frank Islam | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Frank Islam

There is an old player on the block with a new financing vehicle that is increasing the range of choices available to close that gap -- not only for American kids but for all who live, work, play and do business in those neighborhoods.

Jenny Che

Why A Wegmans In Brooklyn Is Great News For Low-Income Locals | Jenny Che | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business

They've been waiting a long time for this.

Matt Sheehan

Can Chinese Millionaires Save San Francisco's Poorest Neighborhood? | Matt Sheehan | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

SAN FRANCISCO -- When Sir Paul McCartney rocked out for 49,000 fans at San Francisco’s historic Candlestick Park last week, it marked the stadium’...

A HOME GR/OWN Approach to Central City Redevelopment

Tom Barrett | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
Tom Barrett

Industrial and former industrial cities, many on or near the Fresh Coast, have been pursuing extremely innovative strategies to deal with the impact of manufacturing job losses.

What's Next for Places?

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Style
Marian Salzman

There's nothing new in the need for places to grow their appeal and maintain it. Throughout history, attractive locations have acted as a magnet for people, economic activity and cultural life, which all boosted their power and attractiveness.

Matt Sledge

Hershey, What? This Town Used To Be Called Chocolateville! | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

Central Falls does not have much. The former industrial Rhode Island town, with a population of around 20,000, is in the news mostly for its calamitou...

Zombie Theme Park Proposed For Abandoned Neighborhood In Detroit

Posted 07.02.2012 | Detroit

Why wait for the zombie apocalypse? One man wants customers to experience the terror now. With soaring budget deficits and population on the declin...

Megan Arellano

PHOTOS: Trump's Plan For D.C. Landmark Surprises Visitors | Megan Arellano | Posted 02.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia resident Pinar Arcan has been in the nation's capital long enough to remember Nancy Hanks' campaign to save the Old...

A Simple Plan for Detroit's Resurgence

Rep. Hansen Clarke | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Rep. Hansen Clarke

For too long, we have seen our manufacturing jobs shipped overseas with little investment to retrain workers. We have seen high local taxes stifle entrepreneurship. It's time that we -- the people of Detroit -- take charge of our city's future.

Santa Monica: How the People's Republic Became a Business Mecca

Frank Gruber | Posted 12.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Frank Gruber

Why does L.A. need to subsidize offices downtown when Santa Monica has developers banging on the door?

Robin Wilkey

Environmental Group Celebrates Failed Lawsuit? | Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Superior Court Judge Ernest Goldsmith on Monday dismissed the bulk of a legal challenge against the Hunters Point Shipyard Redevelopm...

Bahrain: A Roundabout Way to Signifying Nothing

Todd Reisz | Posted 06.05.2011 | World
Todd Reisz

The roundabout, or traffic circle, represents the strides of modernization that the British presence unfurled in Bahrain. A symbol of unrest might be gone, but Bahrain is far from being stable again.

Street Art Mecca Five Pointz To Be Razed, Replaced With High Rises

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

New York graffiti Mecca Five Pointz will soon be razed and replaced with high rises and a luxury shopping mall. Owner Jerry Wolkoff has allowed st...

Fix California Redevelopment -- Don't Kill It

Madeline Janis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeline Janis

Governor Jerry Brown has proposed the elimination of California's redevelopment agencies. But a better idea is to refocus redevelopment on its origina...

An Axe to Calif. Redevelopment Agencies Means Less Homeless Housing

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

To cut one of the most effective publicly-funded programs that can dramatically improve a city's economic state, and pour in new jobs, just does not make sense.

Reclaim Bahrain

Todd Reisz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Todd Reisz

If any country has learned from the last several decades what architecture can do, Bahrain, as most other Gulf countries, could tell the story of how just a few decades of development can transform a country's shape and its people.

Beverly Hills' Measure H Takes on the Tony Town

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Gregory

For Beverly Hills residents Measure H will be on the November ballot. Neighbor is pitted against neighbor as they struggle with how to pull the lever on this high-stakes issue.