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Cottle Transit Village: Dense Mixed Use in San Jose

Walkable streetscapes, housing, and other uses are coming to the sprawling Silicon Valley city.

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Affordable Housing Energizes San Francisco’s Mission Bay

The 1180 Fourth Street development aims to integrate families into the neighborhood.

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Making Walkable Townhouses Affordable for Millennials

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.

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Video: 606 Trail Opens in Chicago

After more than a decade of planning, Chicago this June opened the first section of the trail, now known as the 606. An elevated railroad right-of-way converted to a pedestrian greenway, the 606 is a multifunctional park system that also includes a bike path and five neighborhood parks on the ground level along its 2.7-mile (4.5 km) stretch.

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Recent Articles

  • Prairiefire: A Mixed-Use Center Meets T. Rex

    September 8, 2015

    In a unique collaboration, the American Museum of Natural History brings its traveling exhibits to a new development in Overland Park, Kansas.

  • For-Profit Developers Bring Expertise to Affordable Housing

    August 31, 2015

    A few developers, such as New York City–based Jonathan Rose Companies (JRCo) and St. Louis–based McCormack Baron Salazar, start with a mission-driven approach to create vibrant communities that give more people a safe and engaging place to call home—and then make sure that the developments also fit with their profit motivation.

  • In Shanghai, a New Model for the Waterfront

    Hushan North Bund transforms a former commercial dock into a vibrant mixed-use development.

  • Industry City: Developer Jamestown’s Billion-Dollar Mixed-Use Revival in Brooklyn

    A crumbling industrial site on the fringe of Brooklyn’s real estate boom is becoming a magnet for innovative businesses. Industry City has drawn Fortune 500 companies, technology startups, a professional sports training facility, an ice cream maker, and visual artists to a complex of 15 giant, century-old factory buildings on the Brooklyn waterfront.

  • Food Markets Nourishing Development

    August 24, 2015

    Though they pose unique development challenges, authentic, locally focused food vendors create unique experiences.

  • Choice Neighborhoods: Redeveloping Boston’s Quincy Corridor

    August 10, 2015

    A development in Boston is the first of the five initial Choice Neighborhoods projects to be completed when HUD Secretary Julián Castro cut the ribbon on Quincy Heights, a 129-unit scattered-site housing redevelopment in Dorchester’s Quincy Corridor.

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