Cities are on the vanguard of the new global climate pact signed in Paris. More specifically, cities in the Rust Belt have the most to gain from COP21. COP21, the world’s first climate commitment, could turn cities into a platform for ways to meet the immense challenge of what to do, Next City writes in The Urban Planner’s Guide to Living...
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The last time Cleveland updated its Comprehensive Plan, LeBron hadn’t made The Decision, the subprime lending fiasco hadn’t struck down whole neighborhoods like Slavic Village, downtown’s population was well below 10,000 and 8% of the city’s residents had pulled up stakes and fled (between 2000 and its release in 2007).
The first Better Block event in Youngstown was held on Saturday, September 26th, on Mahoning Avenue on the West Side. The street was completely transformed for the day with bike lanes, street trees, outdoor seating, live music, a farmer's market, a cafe, and two art galleries.
One of the coolest places I visited in Dallas was probably Klyde Warren Park. It's all there. The big green where I saw a father and son tossing a Frisbee. Kids and moms frolicking in a splash zone. People browsing magazines and newspapers off the rack in the free reading area. Movable bistro seating. Shade trees. A cafe. I don’t know...
The legacy of the U.S. highway system—how it tore through urban neighborhoods like the once-thriving Woodland area south of Interstate 90 in downtown Cleveland—is still being felt 60 years later.
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