Gentrification seems scary and inevitable – a condition so complex that we are helpless in the face of it. We’re not. And in fact, what we need to do is really straightforward.
A group of youth leaders who helped shape The 606 affordable housing ordinance and their supporters marched to the elevated trail Wednesday evening in an effort to keep momentum for the legislation going.
At a public meeting in the Civic Offices on Wood Quay last month, the TD Eamon Ryan of the Green Party, along with representative groups from around the city, announced a new campaign, called Dublin Greenways.
Leon Waddy grew up in the District’s Shaw neighborhood in the ’80s and ’90s, but he doesn’t recognize much of it these days. African American residents used to make up 90 percent of the neighborhood. Today, they’re less than 50 percent.
Two winning proposals, recently selected by the Design Trust for Public Space, will advance community ownership of public land and provide welcoming public spaces across New York City.
A group of mayors discuss the ways cities are working with the private sector to promote sustainability, accommodate population growth, and fortify aging infrastructure.
The Trustees of Reservations are embarking on a quest to build a new park along Boston’s waterfront. Although the ambitious park is in its nascent phase—a site hasn’t yet been selected—the Trustees are likening the project to New York City’s High Line.
Residents and visitors could enjoy it for walking, jogging, and biking to encourage healthy lifestyles.
The BeltLine is one of the most popular infrastructure projects to come along in Atlanta in decades. But some say project leaders have fallen short in keeping the poor- and working-class communities adjacent to the trail informed on what to expect next in the sea change taking place.