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Six Cities to Get Funding for Placemaking ProjectsSix Cities to Get Funding for Placemaking Projects

The cities will receive grants to redesign underutilized public spaces, thanks to funding from Southwest Airlines. Read more

Too Much Density in SoCal's Future Will Only Make Things Worse
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Too Much Density in SoCal's Future Will Only Make Things Worse

The Orange County Register's Joel Kotkin argues against the pro-density trend... Read more

Firm Commitments: Companies Migrate Downtown to Find Workers
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Firm Commitments: Companies Migrate Downtown to Find Workers

Wall Street Journal staffer Robyn A. Friedman reports that large companies are... Read more

America's Leading Creative-Class Cities in 2015
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America's Leading Creative-Class Cities in 2015

The Bay Area and Washington, D.C. areas along with other big-ticket coastal metros... Read more

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Parental Guidance: U.S. Metros With the Highest and Lowest Shares of KidsParental Guidance: U.S. Metros With the Highest and Lowest Shares of Kids

Laredo, Texas, tops the list of metros with the largest share of children under 18 years (35.1% of the population) while Punta Gorda, Fla., has the smallest share (14.2%), according to CityLab editor-in-large Richard Florida. Read more

Builders Line Up for Lots in 133-acre Raleigh, N.C. Development
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Builders Line Up for Lots in 133-acre Raleigh, N.C. Development

The Triangle Business Journal's Amanda Jones Hoyle reports on Kolter Land... Read more

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Dirt Cheap? The Real Role of Land Values in the United StatesDirt Cheap? The Real Role of Land Values in the United States

CityLab editor-at-large Richard Florida dives into a new study that puts a dollar figure on the total land value of the contiguous United States. How much do you think all the dirt in your state is worth? Read more

In Cities, Trees Grow on Money
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In Cities, Trees Grow on Money

CItyLab editorial fellow Laura Bliss gets to the root of a new study that looks at... Read more

Why a Seattle Suburb Legally Defined What a 'Family' Is
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Why a Seattle Suburb Legally Defined What a 'Family' Is

The rise of the single-family rental has caused a new zoning code in Bellevue that... Read more

Welcome Spring With This Map of the U.S. in Bloom
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Welcome Spring With This Map of the U.S. in Bloom

CityLab editorial fellow Laura Bliss shares a series of maps that show the... Read more

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