- Greenest Block in Brooklyn award goes to the Landings at Fresh Creek. // New York Amsterdam News;08/10/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 32, p9
Focuses on the 2000 Greenest Block in Brooklyn competition in New York City. Awarding of first prize to the Landings at Fresh Creek residential development in the Starrett City area; Contest's part in borough president Howard Golden's annual Beautify Brooklyn campaign; Green space at the Landings.
- Zoning changes proposed on S.I. Engquist, Erik // Crain's New York Business;11/28/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p40
This article reports that Staten Island, New York's zoning is being revamped to stop developers from gaming the system. Facing restrictions in the borough's residential areas, builders have been putting up residential projects in "commercial overlay" zones, which are designed for ground-level...
- The Urban Task Force -- in their own words. // Building Design;11/25/2005, Issue 1700, p9
The article outlines key points of the report of the Urban Task Force related to urban renaissance in Great Britain. The task force emphasized that decisions take today will have a great impact on the future of the cities. The majority of new developments remain poorly designed. Newly-build...
- On the waterfront--in Yonkers. Hughes, C. J. // Architectural Record;Jul2007, Vol. 195 Issue 7, p42
The article describes the development and plans for the waterfront of Yonkers in New York under the project River Park Center. Yonkers is said to be cleaning up segments of the Saw Mill River. Among other things, there will be a River Park baseball stadium whose home plate will be flanked by two...
- Ivory Homes to construct 40-home subdivision in Roy. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;10/23/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 16, p4
The article reports on the decision of the Roy City Council in Utah to approve the plan of Ivory Homes to establish a 40-home subdivision in the city. The single-family lots in the subdivision will range from 8,000 square feet to one-third of an acre. Area manager Eric Freebaim cites the...
- Parking Pays for Itself in Downtown Ann Arbor. // Planning;May2008, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p26
The article reports that Ann Arbor, home of the University of Michigan, has benefited from the cities and small towns attributes, including a compact downtown and vibrant public spaces in Michigan. The city has attracted residential interest from outside its traditional, university-centered...
- SOVIETINIO PERIODO MIESTÅ² PLANAVIMO IDEALAI. Šiupšinskas, Matas; Cicėnaitė, Ieva // Science: Future of Lithuania;Jun2013, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p203
The text is focused on ideals and values hidden under the Soviet period city planning. Soviet urban planning visions of the first half of the 20th century were balancing between naive fiction and visionary concepts. Of course, the industrial building methods and functionalist city models were...
- Fourth annual drive to clean up, beautify Fresno begins next month. D'Ambrosio, Michele // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;03/16/98, Issue 322277, p3
Reports on the fourth annual drive to beautify Fresno, California slated to start on April 1, 1998. Business community's participation in the effort; Availability of city resources to support volunteer activities.
- Brownstown a boomtown. Stopa, Marsha // Crain's Detroit Business;10/28/96, Vol. 12 Issue 44, p3
Reports on the development of Brownstown Township, in Michigan. Statistical information on Downriver's residential construction; Other details on industrial development in Brownstown. INSET: Brownstown TWP..