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Landlords rip out escalators and walls to attract tenants like Google and Netflix – Los Angeles Times

Tech giants turned media moguls are gobbling up vast chunks of office space as they race each other to set up shop for their...

New South Carolina Park Is Furthering Equitable Development in the Deep South – Next City

“We’re masters of our destiny here,” says Greenville Mayor Knox White. “We have a lot of options in front of us, but we control...

How the Creative Placemaking Tide Lifts All Community Boats

In the fight against gentrification, three placemaking programs activate community networks and help artists and residents lay down economic roots. Source: How the Creative Placemaking...

Here’s one way to keep plastic out of the ocean … turn it into a lifeguard tower

The lifeguard tower being built Saturday on Bruce’s Beach in Manhattan Beach is not just another oceanfront lookout. Source: Here's one way to keep plastic...

Did the Largest Art Studio Tour in the US Drive Minneapolis’ Gentrification?

As the arts community in Northeast Minneapolis grew, so did the commodification of arts culture. Source: Did the Largest Art Studio Tour in the US...

This California Museum Had Big Ambitions—and Then Shuttered. Here’s What It Teaches Us About the Perils of Private Museums | artnet News

The Main was founded by a local developer to serve as a beacon of creativity. But last month, the space was handed over to...

Did the Largest Art Studio Tour in the US Drive Minneapolis’ Gentrification?

As the arts community in Northeast Minneapolis grew, so did the commodification of arts culture. Source: Did the Largest Art Studio Tour in the US...

Atlanta’s Urban Design Storefront Brings Planning to the People

City staff are there to answer questions and give the public a way to get their ideas for improving their neighborhoods in front of...

The One Thing That’s on Mayors’ Priority Lists Nationwide

At the National League of Cities conference, parks and recreation was the priority for mayors. And for mayors in most of the U.S., housing...

Eli Broad looks back at the evolution of L.A.’s most important arts hub – Los Angeles Times

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad has played a major role at a number of arts institutions — MOCA, Disney Hall, The Broad museum —...

Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a sketch of shifting ideas in public art – Los Angeles Times

Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a thumbnail sketch of shifting ideas in public art Source: Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a sketch of...

New Eiffel Tower Park Plan: More Trees, Fewer Cars – CityLab

The most famous space in the city is set to get a pedestrian-friendly redesign that will create the city’s largest garden by 2024. Source: New...

Why Jeff Bezos’s Space Habitats Already Feel Stale – CityLab

If the sci-fi space cities of Bezos’s Blue Origin look familiar, it’s because they’re derived from the work of his college professor, the late...

Miami Beach Bets $7 Million on the Power of Art – CityLab

The city spent an unprecedented $7 million on a mural, sculptures, and other artworks around its newly renovated convention center. Source: Miami Beach Bets $7...

Atlanta’s Schoolyards to Become After-Hours Green Space – Next City

A new partnership will open up school green space on evenings and weekends so that neighbors have a place to play. Source: Atlanta’s Schoolyards to...

Growing Communities Together | Patronicity

Patronicity brings together local citizens and sponsors to support great initiatives in their communities. Source: Growing Communities Together | Patronicity

The Shed Has Big Ambitions for New York City – CityLab

If The Shed remains committed to its lofty goals, Hudson Yards may soon provide real accessibility and a sorely needed sense of inclusion. Source: The...

MIT, Harvard Teams Win 2019 ULI Hines Student Competition in Cincinnati – Urban Land Magazine

A redevelopment plan for a Cincinnati site presented by a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University has taken top honors...

The Next Player in the ‘Smart City’ Game: WeWork – CityLab

The co-working startup is hatching plans to deploy data to reimagine urban problems. In the past, it has profiled neighborhoods based on class indicators. Source:...

If Your City Wants Equitable Job Growth, It Has to Zone for It

When it comes to the tension between the global economy and New York City’s local economy, the battle of Amazon gets all the headlines,...

Spending Just 20 Minutes in a Park Makes You Happier. Here’s What Else Being Outside Can Do for Your Health

Spending time outdoors, especially in green spaces, is one of the fastest ways to improve your health and happiness. It’s been shown to lower stress, blood...

Montreal’s Iconic Subway Cars Becoming Creative Spaces

Old subway cars (need) never die. They could be your city’s next art gallery, cafe, public garden feature or meeting space.While some retired cars...

The Future Of Farming

Picture your life 30 years from now. How are you getting around? Maybe instead of sitting in traffic for 30 minutes, you’ll use that...

This NYC Park Is Designed to Be Flooded

An East River park that will protect residents from storm surges while providing access to the waterfront received some key community feedback this week....