Mixed-Use

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Mixed-Use Neighborhoods May Be Safer, Too

New research from Los Angeles finds that crime rates are lower in communities with both commercial and residential uses.

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Not All Density Is Created Equal

For walkable cities, it's more about finding the right kind of density.

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Galveston's Post-Hurricane Clean Slate

In the wake of the Hurricane Ike, the city is radically rebuilding its affordable housing to make it greener and more diverse 

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A Walmart, Once Spurned, Now Welcomed With Open Arms

Officials in Kansas thought Walmart would ruin a mixed use development. Seven years later, the big box store is the project's saving grace