Category Urban Design & Planning

Shared street is asset for downtown revitalization

The cutting edge design for Clematis Street in West Palm Beach contributes to outdoor seating and programming for the tricky re-opening and post-pandemic recovery. Like many cities, West Palm Beach, Florida, is reopening downtown businesses while prioritizing safety. More outdoor seating for…

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The art of transformation

Publicly-run mural programs are fighting blight, creating identity and fostering community in cities. Ask three people to consider a work of art, and each may well have a different reaction. However, that work would nevertheless accomplish a common feat for…

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Building a family-friendly city

Much of the media attention on cities has been focused on young professional or older, retiring Americans. But families with children have been largely overlooked in our current urban renaissance. There has been some recent debate over whether the number…

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