Urban infill projects are filling in the gaps in S.A.’s core

My San Antonio reports

“San Antonio has a vast selection of vintage houses in neighborhoods such as Monte Vista, Lavaca, Tobin Hill and Mahncke Park, presenting ample remodeling opportunities.

But some homes are in serious disrepair and some lots are vacant, making these center city areas prime for urban infill development, where new projects are built within existing neighborhoods.”

[SOURCE: My San Antonio – Urban infill projects are filling in the gaps in S.A’s core].

 

 


How New York can seize this golden infrastructure opportunity – New York Daily News

Sam Schwartz of New York Daily News reports

“This is a rare moment for New York City. We will have a President from a big city who gets it. He knows urban life is the most sustainable form of living, that good transportation is what keeps it healthy – and that big-ticket infrastructure investments can drive America’s economic revival.”

SOURCE: New York Daily News – How New York can seize this golden infrastructure opportunity.

Walkable town a hit with residents

New Berlin is a new development on the edge of Milwaukee is mixed use walkable town centre. Residents of the current 100 units (possible 355 can be built) were drawn to the area as it is possible to walk to the shops, doctor, or walk to work in one of the commecial areas.

[SOURCE: Milwaukee Journal Sentinal]


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Huge project transforms escarpment area

Centretown News Online reports

“A massive redevelopment of Centretown’s escarpment area – the neighbourhood situated between LeBreton Flats and downtown Ottawa – could mean future residents will inhabit a very different community in 25 years.”

read more @ the [SOURCE: Centretown News Online – Huge project transforms escarpment area].

Defying the shouts, city says full speed on Chatham Sq – downtown express

downtown express(New York) reports that 100 angry residents turned up to Public School 124 to voice their opposition to the the city’s proposed $50 million redesign of Chatham Square.

Read more and see the plans @ the [SOURCE: downtown express.com – Defying the shouts, city says full speed on Chatham Sq]

Mayor unveils new push for downtown San Jose redevelopment – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury reports
“Already acting on last week’s pledge to invest in San Jose’s core, Mayor Chuck Reed is pushing a sweeping development plan for the northwestern edge of downtown. And the centerpiece would be a newly sweetened deal for an urban market in San Pedro Square sought by former Mayor Tom McEnery.”

SOURCE: San Jose Mercury News – Mayor unveils new push for downtown San Jose redevelopment –

A Waterfront Revival in Columbus, Ohio – NYTimes.com

NY Times reports on a 75-acre area along the Scioto River less than a mile west of this capital city’s downtown was an industrial no man’s land that is being developed into a $USD 750million mixed use development.

read more @ the SOURCE: NYTimes.com – Square Feet – A Waterfront Revival in Columbus, Ohio

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