Rhode Island Row —a 2012 winner of a Terwilliger Center’s Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Award—exemplifies Ron Terwilliger’s vision of mixed-income housing, which he considers the only viable solution to address the shortage of affordable housing near transit and employment hubs.
Located on a 3.18-acre (1.3 ha) one-block site in the Hyde Park neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, Harper Court is a mixed-use project initiated by the city of Chicago and the University of Chicago.
It seemed like a good idea at the time: building low-density, single-use retail space along heavily traveled corridors and arterials, surrounded by massive parking lots. Panelists at the ULI fall meeting talked about how these automobile-driven corridors are repositioning themselves as more walkable destinations.
Sullivan Center is a complex of nine historic structures in downtown Chicago that have been renovated and repositioned for modern uses.
Fighting back at online retailers, shopping venues focus on the intersection of needs and desires.
Housing will be the biggest challenge for the coming wave of aging baby boomers, said speakers at a recent Atlantic forum in Washington, D.C.. With neither adequate zoning nor a sufficient stock of “age-appropriate” housing, America is not prepared for the predicted surge in the number of senior citizens, panelists said.
When we talk about mixed-use development, we don’t typically have in mind a compound featuring bail bondsmen, pawn shops, and garages that specialize in muffler repair.
Homes near public transit retained their value better during the recession than their counterparts in auto-dependent areas, according to a recent study. What’s impressive is the extent of it: In five metropolitan areas, residential property values performed 42 percent better on average.
Neighborhoods with a mix of residences, offices and retail outlets are thought to have a host of benefits. But a new study found that commercial-only areas also had the highest crime rates when compared to similar blocks that included residences.
A new public/private, mixed-use Uptown project unites celebrated but disparate institutions in Cleveland’s University Circle district.