A Miami architect/developer conceives flexible, two-unit urban townhouses to make them more affordable—especially in the walkable, close-in urban neighborhoods that millennials prefer.
One of the first parks built as part of the District of Columbia’s Anacostia Waterfront Initiative, Canal Park presents a model of sustainability, a social gathering place, and an economic trigger for the rapidly developing surrounding neighborhood.
Six finalists have been selected for ULI’s Urban Open Space Award, the first year in which the competition was open to projects outside the United States and Canada. An international jury will select one winner, which will be announced at the Fall Meeting.
In 1998, Mayor Richard M. Daley established a partnership with Chicago’s philanthropic community called the Millennium Park Foundation (MPF), a 501c3 not-for-profit corporation, and together they produced Millennium Park, which opened July 16, 2004.
Located in the newly established district of Nanhai, the 286-acre (116 ha) Thousand Lantern Lake Park System provides a continuous green urban corridor for the surrounding neighborhood. It consists of a commercial precinct, public parks, and civic buildings arranged around a series of lakes and waterways.
Tongva Park and Ken Genser Square embody a new type of urban landscape that is active, innovative, resource-conscious, and natural.
Between 2009 and 2011, the municipal government of Oklahoma City, in coordination with the Myriad Gardens Foundation and the Alliance for Economic Development, invested more than $42 million to transform the Myriad Gardens.
With the city’s skyline as its backdrop, Marina Bay presents an array of opportunities to live, work, and play in the heart of Singapore’s city center.
Long-vacant and historic buildings are being repurposed in the Motor City, including a taxicab repair shop rejuvenated as Two James Spirits distillery and a former pawnshop renovated into a restaurant but keeping the former name, “Gold Cash Gold.”
A quick reading of this book leaves even the casual reader with an overwhelming sense of the compelling logic for more rational parking policies to support better development. It is surprising, therefore, that communities with significant implementation of such policies can be counted on one hand—San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and possibly Washington, D.C.