November 2010

Planning

Planning coverHail to the Blue and the Green

Waterfront parks do double duty: bolstering downtowns and helping to meet sustainability goals. JoAnn Greco takes a tour.

One Lawyer's Crystal Ball

Lora Lucero predicts what our courts and legislatures are likely to be facing over the next few years.

A Really Big Rezoning

Maine puts landscape-level tools to work at Moosehead Lake. By Evan Richert and Agnieszka Pinette in Planning Practice.

Repurposing Detroit

The city is starting from scratch with a far-reaching planning initiative. Corry Buckwalter Berkooz reports.

Fixing the Mess We Made

Emily Talen suggests ways to correct the problems caused by sprawl. A Sustaining Places story.

Perspectives

A regular column by CEO Paul Farmer.

News

Ballot measures, federal policy conference.

Legal News

Tattoos, wetlands.

By the Numbers

Statistics in the news, compiled by APA's Research Department. This month: on the waterfront.

Ever Green

Right brain cities.

Letters

Notable park, where's the beef?

Planners Library

Lessons from Chicago, best public squares.

Media

News reports, blogs, videos, etc.

Viewpoint

Cultural memory counts.

Cover: Detroit's two-block-long Heidelberg project; photo by Corry Buckwalter Berkooz.