Part of being a true urbanist involves reading up on current and classic thinking in urban development and planning. As part of what we like to do in this space is to provide guidance for those interested in furthering their understanding of urban issues. To that end we are presenting a few more books (two new offerings and two classics) to look at as you increase your understanding of the urban environment. Continue Reading
How often have we heard it? Cities will never come back until they improve the schools.
This should not be taken lightly. After housing, educational facilities are the linchpins of the urban renaissance. The approach taken with the revitalization of the school systems (structurally as well as physically) will have a direct effect on the shape of the new urban neighborhood.