Revitalization

Sophie Quinton

Fixing a Neighborhood by Strengthening Its Social Ties

Taking small actions that give people a sense of pride in their neighborhood isn't a crazy starting point for uplifting a community like Lindsay Heights.

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Reno Just Wants to Be Normal

The city has been a haven for gold rushers, divorce-seekers and gamblers. Now it's making a bid for the pleasant city market.

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The Hotel as Neighborhood

What if a resort incorporated local coffee shops, restaurants, and stores into its very essence? Three architects in Vienna give it a go.

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In Renton, a Model for Green Revitalization

An exemplary development with first-class green infrastructure and mixed-income housing.

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The End of Sprawl

Businesses are moving downtown, the suburban office park is basically extinct - is a more urban future inevitable?

Matt Stroud

Why I Love (and Sometimes Hate) My City: Sala Udin on Pittsburgh

The former city councilman has worked for decades to revitalize one of Pittsburgh's most dangerous and deteriorated neighborhoods.

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Can a Single Good Idea Save Detroit?

Innovation platform OpenIDEO is searching for ideas to revitalize cities