URBAN ISSUESCities Don't "Aspire" to Gentrification
In a recent article posted on New Geography, Aaron M. Renn asks what seems to be a fairly straightforward question: "Why Gentrification?" But unlike most writing on the subject, the question isn't why it happens or how to avoid it, but why cities aspire to it.
TRANSPORTNo Freeway in West Salt Lake May Be Best Choice
Salt Lake Tribune
A freeway to carry heavy traffic north and south though west Davis County has been on Utah Department of Transportation drawing boards for years. The agency is ready to release its draft environmental impact study and name its preferred route.
URBAN ISSUESUrban Infill is a Double Edge Sword
There are certain things about Sylvan Park that lured resident Steve Swartz away from Belle Meade seven years ago, like the variety in architecture and diversity in character of the neighbors.
URBAN ISSUESForest City's Ratner to Step Down as CEO
Wall Street Journal
Forest City Enterprises Inc. (FCEA, FCEB) said Bruce Ratner will step down as chief executive of Brooklyn-based unit Forest City Ratner Co., effective immediately, and it named MaryAnne Gilmartin, its executive vice president of commercial and residential development, to succeed him.