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Placemaking's Living Laboratory Placemaking's Living Laboratory

BUILDER's Jennifer Goodman looks into why college students and community planning experts from across the world come here to learn about neighborhood development. Read more

America's Best and Worst Neighborhoods for Child Development
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America's Best and Worst Neighborhoods for Child Development

A new interactive tool rates neighborhoods on the "Child Opportunity Index"—a... Read more

Diversity Explosion: The Cultural Generation Gap, Heat-mapped
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Diversity Explosion: The Cultural Generation Gap, Heat-mapped

In his new book, the Brookings Institution's William Frey examines the "bottom up"... Read more

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The Travel Less Road-edThe Travel Less Road-ed

New Geography contributor John Sanphillippo is constructing support for a theory of urban planning. That theory is that the upfront, maintenance, and consequence cost of building more roads is too high, which means we should not ... build more roads. Read more

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The Life of SuburbsThe Life of Suburbs

The Economist writers make a case for suburbs as a sustainable form of residential society, economics, and culture, asserting that those who argue that suburbia is dying are wrong on the facts; those who say it is doomed by the superiority of higher-density life make a far from convincing case. Read more

Water Guzzler, You Say? No Way.
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Water Guzzler, You Say? No Way.

Los Angeles has become a maverick in the struggle to be smart about water use. Read more

Urban Renewal Often Comes One Neighborhood at a Time
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Urban Renewal Often Comes One Neighborhood at a Time

Julilly Kohler’s efforts to revitalize downtown Milwaukee would make her... Read more

Lots, Homes Trend Bigger, Farther from Downtown
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Lots, Homes Trend Bigger, Farther from Downtown

Many housing observers count headlines and hearsay as they develop insights about... Read more

Peter Rummell Mulls Healthy Town Roll-Out
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Peter Rummell Mulls Healthy Town Roll-Out

Jacksonville Business Journal staffer Andrew Thurlow reports that real estate... Read more

Newsflash: More Seniors Are Moving Away from Urban Cores
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Newsflash: More Seniors Are Moving Away from Urban Cores

New Geography demographer Wendell Cox has news for media, new urbanists, and other... Read more

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