Seattle’s New Front Porch: The Redevelopment of the Waterfront
by Amanda Bosse
Historically, port cities located their industrial zones near the waterfront for the convenience of transporting goods. Often times, highways or railroads were later constructed near the industrial waterfront. But as c...
“Reinvent Phoenix” Seeks to Cultivate Change Along Phoenix’s Light Rail Corridor
by James Gardner
Phoenix, Arizona is infamous for its sprawl, its little stucco boxes, and its dominant car culture. But an ambitious project spearheaded by the City of Phoenix, Arizona State University (ASU), and St. Luke’s Health Initi...
Preservation or Progress? The Battle for Prentice Hospital
by Andrew Kinaci
As architect Bertrand Goldberg’s civic legacy was highlighted in his engagement with Federal regulators during the Marina City Project, another prominent building of his remains mired in a preservation struggle. T...
Shockproof: The Inspiring Redevelopment of Earthquake-Hit Christchurch, New Zealand
by Steven Petsinis
The coverage that natural disasters receive usually only captures an audience for a few days. While the initial visuals may shock and distress the viewer, the fast media cycle means that the recovery that follows the dis...
Defining an Urban Growth Boundary through Preservation: A Central Florida Case Study
by Alex Lenhoff
Throughout history, geological features have shaped our greatest cities. From the rivers that bound the island of Manhattan to the mountains that form Rio de Janeiro, challenging terrain has created many of our densest a...
The Broadway: Reclaiming and Re-Imagining Historic Warehouses through Creative Development in Minneapolis, Minnesota
by Jasna Hadzic
Known as a predominantly industrial and blue-collar neighborhood, the Northeast Minneapolis District in Minneapolis, Minnesota has been experiencing a significant economic and physical transformation in the last few deca...
Urban Airports in Buenos Aires: Are They Too Far? Too Close?
by Luis Hernando Lozano-Paredes
Like many global cities, Buenos Aires has more than one airport serving the transportation needs of its citizens. But the main international airport Ezeiza, located almost forty miles from the city center, lacks many of ...
Innovation In Revitalization: The Lincoln, Nebraska Haymarket Development Project
by Lisa Gran
Downtown Lincoln, Nebraska has always been the economic and social center of the city; the Haymarket area being the heart of this downtown area. While parts of the Haymarket remain popular hot spots for restaurants, farm...
Naval Air Station Barbers Point: How Did it Become a Ghost Town?
by Sunny Menozzi
In 1993, the Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC) announced the closure of Naval Air Station Barbers Point, located on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Formally closed in 1999, Barbers Point became the Kalaeloa...
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