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].
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.
A unit of Hong Kong-listed First Pacific Co. Ltd. said Friday it is in talks with the Philippine government and a partner to develop North Harbor, Manila’s busiest port.
SOURCE INQUIRER.net – Business – MetroPac seeks to develop North Harbor
CNN.com talks to Jonathan D. Solomon, Assistant Professor of Architecture at Hong Kong University about a concept known as “urban densification”
read CNN interview @ the [SOURCE: CNN.com – Urban densification: Creating space to live]
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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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