I’ve always been amused by many city dwellers–of which I am one–and how they interact with zoning. For Philadelphians, zoning is a guilty-pleasure pastime.
Restlessness sets in, and you get that gnawing feeling of, “I need some crazy in my life.” The tech world knows your existential angst, and brings you… Nextdoor.
New Urbanists argue that NIMBY activists will, in fact, accept new housing–it just needs to be high quality. As Vancouver planner Brent Toderian told Vox…
NIMBYs have yet to successfully reduce the demand for housing in Silicon Valley, especially from tech workers. Maybe they simply need better methods?
Why has keeping people stuck in redlined neighborhoods become sacrosanct?
The process of “import replacement” helps explain all the esoteric stuff coming out of NYC.
Which of the two cities should I open my personal fitness facility in?
Given the severe housing shortage, Mayor De Blasio feels the need to preserve housing regulations.
Portland’s public development commission–now rebranded as “Prosper Portland”–is building a 425-stall parking garage to support a 600-room Hyatt convention center hotel. The garage, which proponents insist will attract an NBA All-Star game to the city, will cost $24,000,000.
Spend time within local housing wars, and you’ll hear people decry the lack of “family housing.” This makes my skin crawl. What is a family?