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Urbanism & Design: Impact Of Toronto Condo Boom, LA's Wilshire Blvd., Luring Rich Back To Cleveland, St. Paul's Next Hot Neighborhood


Is Toronto's Condo Boom Causing Too Much Density? 

Toronto Star


Urban density is recognized by planners as the best way to combat sprawl. But is Toronto's downtown condo boom too much density?


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In LA, Wilshire Boulevard Stands Apart 

Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles has long tested out its grandest ambitions on Wilshire Boulevard, where innovation has arisen even as dreams have been dashed.


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Can University Circle Lure Rich Back to Cleveland? 

Cleveland Plain Dealer


All trend lines are down, down, down in the recent Census Bureau update on eight Northeast Ohio counties, including Cuyahoga County.


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St. Paul's Next Hot Neighborhood 

Minnesota Post, via: @otiswhite


The 1885 building that houses the Ward 6 restaurant/bar in the Payne-Phalen area of St. Paul's East Side looks like an old-fashioned saloon.


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Why Capping Historic Tax Credits in Missouri Hurts St. Louis 

Next City


The St. Louis of 2013 is not the St. Louis of 1998. At least, not through the city's central corridor, from downtown to the Washington University campus along the western border.


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Ballpark Village Work in St. Louis Gets Started 

Urban Review St. Louis


The groundbreaking for phase one of the long-delayed Ballpark Village project was held six weeks ago today (see post)


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The Great Suburban Retrofit 

Lincoln House Blog


Thousands of properties in first and second ring suburbs lie fallow, are abandoned, or are under-utilized, says Lynn Richards, the 2012-2013 Lincoln-Loeb Fellow.


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Development Soars Near Metro Rail 

Buffalo News


The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is spawning a housing boom along the Metro Rail line, as developers look to provide lofts and apartments for some of the 17,500 workers expected to be employed there.


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