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In 2004, Chicago opened Millennium Park which has lead to $1.4 billion of economic activity in the area. Now they’ve unveiled plans for a much larger open space project. Check out the...
December 20, 2011, 8:00 PM PST | By Tyler Falk
It’s a simple question, “What would you build in your city?”, but a new D.C. startup thinks it could transform the traditional patterns of real-estate development.
December 20, 2011, 5:15 AM PST | By Tyler Falk
The Miami Marlins are pouring millions into a new green stadium, but will poor transit planning keep the stadium from filling up?
December 19, 2011, 7:17 PM PST | By Tyler Falk
The number of vacant properties in U.S. cities is on the rise and they’re taking a toll on our cities. Find out what some cities are doing about it.
December 19, 2011, 8:00 AM PST | By Tyler Falk
Gainesville, Fla. is quickly becoming a leader in solar energy production. They now have more solar installations per capita than California. Find out how they’re doing it.
December 18, 2011, 7:01 PM PST | By Tyler Falk
Government 2.0 digitally breaks down information barriers between cities and the public. It’s an idea that Google is getting behind.
December 15, 2011, 8:06 PM PST | By Tyler Falk
This is either the realization of a fantasy you’ve had while exploring IKEA or its your worst nightmare: IKEA has designed an entire neighborhood.
December 14, 2011, 6:30 PM PST | By Tyler Falk
If you’re going to stick a parking garage in a high-density downtown, you might well put a farm on it. That’s what one Vancouver company is doing.
December 14, 2011, 3:28 PM PST | By Tyler Falk
Despite the harsh fiscal situations that U.S. cities have faced this year, city governments are finding ways to reinvent themselves to run more efficiently and effectively. Find out how.
December 14, 2011, 3:30 AM PST | By Tyler Falk
For buildings that heat and cool on a large scale the temperature variability can be bitterly unreliable, wasting energy at the same time. Find out how New York City is working to change that.
December 13, 2011, 4:00 AM PST | By Tyler Falk