Monthly Archives: April 2010

Threads from NewUrbanism News

For the background on the articles, click the links in the text!!! New Urbanism is the “most important architectural movement in the United States in the last 50 years.”  — New York Times Video on New Urbanism – Great project … Continue reading

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Comments from Richard Florida @ ULI

Brief Summary We are undergoing the largest economic, cultural and human change in history, brought into sharp focus by the economic crisis.  This will shape our future. The real source of the recovery will not be government or technology – … Continue reading

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Mixed Use Urbanism Stories for Last Week

The Future for Real Estate Developers TOD Defined College town as successful community model? Editorial on Smart Codes Urban Core Growing Faster Than Outer ‘Burbs: Are national policies likely to support this trend? Going green makes cents The Landscape of … Continue reading

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Transit Efficiency: New Orientation for Real Estate Development

As we come out of the worst recession since the Great Depression, what are our new ideas and experimentation for real estate development in the future? This is the first in a series of articles exploring the path forward, focusing … Continue reading

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Westchester County NY Efforts to Put Affordable Housing in Wealthier Areas

Westchester Cty, NY has a mandate to put affordable housing in wealthier areas. But making it happen is a challenge http://bit.ly/bb85oI

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Mixed Use Urbanism Stories for the Day

Americans will pay slightly more for cars upfront but save in the long-run as a result of new fuel economy standards. (Dallas Morning News) Another U.S. Federal Agency on Board with Sustainable Transport Austin Transit on Track Again The Cost … Continue reading

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Americans could fit within New Hampshire

discovering urbanism / March 23, 2010 Ryan Advent says the whole global population, living at the density of Brooklyn, would be able to fit within the borders of Texas. And if we were willing to get things as tight as … Continue reading

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