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Plans call for introducing plants that would serve to filter water flows into the river. (Project Meganom)Planning & Design

Moscow Reconnects with Its River

The Crimean Embankment, a 4.5-acre (1.8 ha) site, was fully pedestrianized just over a year ago. Not long ago, this sort of public space was hard to imagine anywhere in Moscow. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin is intent on changing this—and making over this 0.6-mile (1 km) stretch of riverfront is just the beginning.

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The Growing Separation of People and Jobs in Metropolitan America

Between 2000 and 2012, the number of jobs within the typical commute distance for residents in a major metro area fell by 7 percent, according to new research by the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program.

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ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Cedar Gateway – San Diego, California

Cedar Gateway, a $32 million ROEM housing community, consists of 65 environmentally friendly apartments on seven floors above more than 4,300 square feet (400 sq m) of ground-level retail space.

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Four pedestrian bridges connect the Riverfront Park development to the rest of downtown. (Armando Martinez)Planning & Design

ULI Case Study: Riverfront Park of Denver, Colorado

A transformative residential development capitalized on old rail-yard land in the heart of the city.

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