A Neighborhood Improvement Journal - Summer 2021

Around the Block

Neighborhood Improvement – Items of Intererest

 

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The Mall as Neighborhood

A hint of what’s to come for dying malls: Phoenix mall owner sells out as property is rezoned for other uses.

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Neighbors Buy Mall in LA

LA Mall Purchase Would Be the Biggest Victory Yet for Community-Driven Development.

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Tacoma’s plan to do away with single-family zoning

Tacoma unveils plan to do away with ‘single-family’ zoning label, reimagine housing options.

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Curb Space Management

Cities are beginning to recognize that effective curb management is an important part of reducing congestion and ensuring equitable use of public space.

 

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Not all Density is Good Density

Two notorious projects help us understand the difference between density that enhances a neighborhood and projects that big-foot their surroundings.

 

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