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Urbanism & Design: TOD As Sprawl Repair, Architect Paolo Soleri, 'Pedestrian Street' Zoning, 3 Pillars Of Seoul Development, Sidewalks As Parking Lots

URBANISM & DESIGN

TOD Project Begins Sprawl Repair in Baltimore 

Better Cities and Towns

 

Metro Centre at Owings Mills, Maryland, is a mixed-use, transit-oriented development (TOD) that, upon completion, will support more than 1.2 million square feet of commercial office space


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Architect Paolo Soleri Passes 

Witold Rybczynski

 

Paolo Soleri died yesterday at 93. I first heard of him when I was a college student.


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'Pedestrian Street' Zoning in Chicago 

Chicago Streetsblog

 

Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno of the 1st Ward has introduced an ordinance that would zone Milwaukee Avenue between Sacramento Avenue and Rockwell Street/Francis Place as a Pedestrian Street


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12 Metro Stations That Will Take You to Another World 

Good.is

 

Peering down a long, dark, empty tunnel from a subway platform while waiting for the train can be agonizing-especially when you're stuck underground in a drab, dreary station.


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Three Pillars of Successful Urban Development in Seoul 

The City Fix

 

In her February post on sustainable urban development, EMBARQ expert Robin King posed the question: "What does good urban development mean to you?"


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Sidewalks Mistaken as Parking Lots in Indianapolis 

Urban Indy

 

Here at Urban Indy, we have long been proponents of keeping our city sidewalks free of automobiles.


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Salt Lake's Granary District Popping Up 

Salt Lake Magazine

 

If you care about small, sustainable neighborhoods and hate sterile, large-scale developments, you can be part of the solution taking form in Salt Lake's Granary District.


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$1.5B Oakland Waterfront Deal Would Change Jack London Square 

San Francisco Chronicle

 

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday announced a $1.5 billion investment by a Chinese holding group to transform a 65-acre waterfront property adjacent to Jack London Square into a community with housing, retail, commercial space, parks and restored wetlands.


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Residents of Walkable Areas Don't Always Walk More 

KPLU

 

Having a walkable neighborhood has become a hot selling point for real estate. It's also supposed to be better for your health - if it gets you out moving more.


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Does Austin Airport Redevelopment Project Still Measure Up? 

Austin Post

 

The City of Austin began thinking about what would replace the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport decades before it closed, holding hundreds of meetings with 16 neighborhood associations in the 1980s and 1990s to decide what should be built on the 711-acre site when Austin Bergstrom International Airport opened.


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