2016 has produced an eclectic, imitative mix of titles to the urban library.
Houston has a few new high-rises and plenty of California-style mid-rises, but the townhouse has become the dominant new typology. With coverage from the Houston Chronicle.
In Los Angeles County a new unintended consequence has arisen that, though it might prove great for the county, probably has Jarvis spinning in his grave.
As California cities agonize over how to house everyone, they are missing out on a typology with countless reasons to recommend it.
Donald Trump invokes the darkest days of urban decay and crime to appeal to his base. The facts speak to an urban triumph that has led to greater national prosperity and higher standards of living for tens of millions of Americans.
CP&DR’s Josh Stephens caught up with Khanna at the Milken Institute Global Conference to talk about how city form – and the people who guide it – in California and elsewhere can contribute to these global connections.
A loose affiliation of activists fed up with what they consider undue political influence of NIMBYs, the YIMBY movement has cropped up all over America.
Over the past year, cities have again turned to what is, in many ways, the tool of last resort to preserve affordable housing.
I think of renters expansively, as more than just parties who signed a piece of paper. Renters are demographic group, and an enormous one at that.
Why Westsiders needs to stop worrying and learn how to love the train.
If all goes according to plan, by 2020, Los Angeles’ Pershing Square will be flattened, scraped clean and reintroduced to a public that has long crossed the street to avoid it.
Houston’s expansion is going in two directions at once. While development on the suburban fringe continues, there is intense focus on the urban core.
This is not your grandmother’s city. But it may yet be.
If these prompts inspire more candid, creative answers, then UC might be on to something.
Minimum wage increases don’t mean much if housing supply does not increase.
Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio rethinks a neglected Long Beach corner.
Chloe E. Taft explores the transition of Bethlehem, Pa., from Rust Belt company town to gambling mecca.