Tag: cities


5 Reasons Why Infill Development Is Needed Now

by Yahya E. B. Henry What is Infill Development? Infill development is the process of developing vacant or under-used parcels within existing urban areas that are already largely developed.  Most communities have significant vacant land within city limits, which, for various reasons, has been passed over in …

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October 6, 2009

President Pitches Plan to Revive America’s Cities

Unlike past administrations, the Obama White House has made revitalizing America’s cities a top priority. The collaboration between federal agencies is a great step forward but long overdue; efforts are being made to ensure sustainable development is at the forefront: “For too long, federal policy …

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September 22, 2009

Cities are BLANK

by Tommy Manuel Cities are _____. Cities are organic. They are like plants. Cities are like ecosystem. Cities are jungles. Cities are like bacterial colonies. Cities are fortresses against the perils of nature. Cities are machines, engines of culture and progress. Cities are like libraries, …

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