There’s a lot to like about Chicago’s snazzy 606, the 2.7-mile greenway that slices through the Northwest Side, built on what used to be an elevated freight rail line.
Local aldermen want to curb gentrification along The 606 by making it more expensive to build homes along the trail.
Julian Sleath sounds as excited about The Bentway as his appointment to spearhead it.
Despite the bitter wind, Kim Wasserman showed me around La Villita Park. Occupying 21 acres in the middle of this city’s largest Mexican-American neighborhood, the park used to be a brownfield and illegal dump.
The 606 was a magnet for anti-gentrification demonstrations last year—and that was even before a report detailed just how sharply housing costs have spiked near the popular rail-to-trail pathway.
Los Angeles leaders Friday hailed the close of escrow on nearly 42 acres of property key to the city’s plan to revitalize the Los Angeles River.
Since at least the 1950s, the Chicago neighborhoods of Wicker Park and Bucktown have been shaped by transportation networks.
The planners and designers behind the QueensWay provided an update to a packed auditorium as part of Open House New York‘s Projects in Planning series.
The eastern portion of Detroit’s riverfront will get eight acres of new park space and two pedestrian and bike paths under a new plan.