Conor Dougherty JAN. 23, 2017 Over the past decade, many American cities have been transformed by young professionals of the millennial generation, with downtowns turning into bustling neighborhoods full of new apartments and pricey coffee bars. But soon, cities may start running out of millennials. … Continue reading Peak Millennial? Cities Can’t Assume a Continued Boost From the Young
by Sarah DeWeerdt | Jan 10, 2017 Homes along stretches of the Florida coastline where people have added sand to beaches are larger than those along stretches where no such efforts have occurred, according to a new study. The practice of supplementing sand, called beach … Continue reading People are building ever-bigger homes on vulnerable beaches
by Eric Barton January 2017 You’ve seen those videos from a half-century ago predicting a rosy future, right? Everything in the kitchen is done with the push of a button, and we all zip along in cars controlled by robots. It all seems a bit … Continue reading The Future Of Fort Lauderdale: Here’s What Our City Might Look Like In 2050
Carolyn Abate | Published on November 7, 2016 A year ago Kelly Dearman was fed up with her commute. Every day the married mother of two would make the nearly three-mile drive from her home in San Francisco’s Cole Valley neighborhood to her office in … Continue reading Urban Planning: How a City Gets Health
As Millennials and Boomers move into cities, will this trend continue? How will cities and regions allocate funds? Will this exacerbate the problem? All questions we need to understand before it is too late. by Timothy B. Lee on September 13, 2016 The latest Census Bureau … Continue reading American cities are getting richer. Rural areas are getting left behind.
Here is a interesting article! Living in South Florida, I am all too familiar with the cost of housing. But, how we do public housing has been the issue. Maybe we have learned from our past mistake. The Case for Public Housing The market can’t solve … Continue reading The Case for Public Housing
A new plan for low-rent apartments takes advantage of all that unused space devoted to cars. By Feargus O’Sullivan In Munich, the days when parking space was allowed to gobble up large chunks of city land may be ending. Like most thriving Western metros, … Continue reading Munich Is Building Affordable Housing Atop Parking Lots