“Go West Young Man…” a statement that set the tone for a century of suburban sprawl.
Google Street View gives us an opportunity to see our cities as they were more than a decade ago
Tomorrow’s urban core will feature smaller, flexible space that appeals to the local small business instead of the national chain
In a 2017 piece, I wrote about the impact of “independent automobile transportation” on our community environments. To take it
Is walkability a livable amenity or a tourist draw?
A remastered video of 1906 San Francisco shows what streets were meant to do
Your city has a rich history… but highlighting that alone won’t make you a destination. Blend a historic past with a new urban narrative!
Now is the perfect time for us all to explore our own backyards
A Rochester park is now a community canvas for activism against racial injustice
With the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, the infrastructure and history of American cities are rightfully being questioned more than ever. Can we still get excited about their future?
Urbanism isn’t about population size or specific density metrics. It’s about maximizing the human-scale potential of every community, big and small
Lower middle class Americans must eventually accept that fluidity rather than permanence will be the key to weathering the coming financial storm
When considering whether electric scooters are environmentally friendly, we must make the distinction between scooter share and scooter ownership
High speed rail is a hot button topic yet again in Upstate New York. Here are the points most people don’t get about this divisive issue
I’ve learned a lot in half a decade of publishing The Urban Phoenix… here are five key things to take from our cities today