Woodlawn Park is a multiphased, mixed-use, mixed-income revitalization project being developed in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago, and The Burnham at Woodlawn Park is the most recently completed residential phase of the project.
In September 2016, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners convened for “Promoting Economic Mobility: Putting Evidence to Action for Communities,” a conference hosted by the Urban Institute and the Citi Foundation.
Innovative Housing, a developer, owner, and manager of affordable housing with a special niche in preserving and restoring historic buildings, recently unveiled its transformation of Portland, Oregon’s Erickson Saloon and Fritz Hotel into the Erickson Fritz Apartments.
The Landings at Cross Bayou is a 184-unit Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program redevelopment of public housing that had become functionally obsolete and deteriorating as a result of inadequate funding.
In this column, Margeaux Akazawa, STEM Presidential Management Fellow and Desk Officer for the Promise Zones Initiative, summarizes the Promise Zones initiative and discusses how the program assists communities with high capacity and high needs.
A public-private partnership including developer RBH Group and several state and local entities is replacing a number of vacant lots and deteriorating buildings in downtown Newark, New Jersey, with Teachers Village, a $150 million mixed-use development.
The Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) recently completed the first phase of Bay Terrace, a development that replaces dilapidated public housing units with townhomes, cottages, midrise apartments, and a community center.
The 14th annual New Partners for Smart Growth conference, which ran from January 29-31 in Baltimore, Maryland, drew hundreds of participants and featured dozens of panels with experts and practitioners discussing such topics as resilience, land preservation, and equitable development, among many others.
At Bancroft Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri, class may be over forever but the historic building has been saved. Thanks to a partnership among the Dalmark Development Group, Kansas City, and several neighborhood groups, the 106-year-old school has been revitalized as 50 units of affordable housing and community space for the city’s Manheim Park neighborhood.
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Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives in Tribal Areas: A Report From the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs: Executive Summary
Creating Walkable and Bikeable Communities
Cityscape, Volume 18, Number 3, 2016