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Urbanism & Design: Threat To Wealthy Ohio Counties, Disappearing DC Gas Stations, Mayo Clinic's Destination Medical Center, Vertical Cities


Wealthiest Counties in NE Ohio Could End Up Losers 

Cleveland Plain Dealer


Northeast Ohio will see 18 houses a day abandoned in urban areas while suburban communities add tens of thousands of new, single-family houses and build enough new miles of highway to reach from Cleveland to Panama.

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Chicago Planning? Not Enough 

Crain's Chicago Business


Is good planning in Chicago as dead as Daniel Burnham? That's the question effectively posed in a provocative new book by two veteran Chicago observers at Roosevelt University, D. Bradford Hunt and Jon DeVries.

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Gas Stations Disappearing from Inner DC Suburbs 

Washington Post


In Bethesda, in the middle of car-loving suburbia, gas stations are going the way of the drive-in movie.

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Mayo Clinic Request Could Change Rochester MN 

Pioneer Press


Imagine a large atrium in Rochester where people could escape the harsh reality of a Minnesota winter.

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Vertical Cities and Urban Life 

Charlotte Observer


The time may come when we won't run out to the store, but up to it. We won't kneel to tend our gardens, but stand to reach them on our tiptoes.

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Forgotten History of Cincinnati's Social Unit Experimint 

Global Site Plans


Brighton - a small, tightly woven community of artists and art galleries, is located Northwest of Over the Rhine and downtown Cincinnati.

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Apple Spaceship Building to Push Back Start 

Curbed SF


The long-awaited Apple spaceship, aka "Campus 2," is descending into the world of reality (read: budget constraints).

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