May 21, 2020
Uncovering JAPA: Can planners overcome cultural, political, legal, and economic barriers to “smart shrinkage” strategies in shrinking cities?
May 23, 2019
Uncovering JAPA: In 1979, Neil Smith reconsidered the foundations of gentrification, pinpointing the flow of capital that continues to reshape city centers today.
August 6, 2018
APA's Community Planning Assistance Teams program shares some of the success of its past projects with updates from a few communities and provides an update on upcoming new projects.
March 1, 2018
The deadline for states to apply for an Opportunity Zone designation is fast approaching. Planners need to act quickly to ensure that their communities do not miss out on this important opportunity.
December 12, 2017
Reimagining the Civic Commons is a national initiative to foster engagement, equity, environmental sustainability, and economic development in our cities. APA members learned more about the initiative at the 2017 Policy and Advocacy Conference.
September 14, 2017
How can smaller legacy cities revitalize? A new report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the Greater Ohio Policy Center recommends eight strategies.
May 7, 2017
NPC mobile workshop attendees toured the Brooklyn neighborhood of Gowanus, where housing prices have skyrocketed due to rezoning of nearby North Park Slope.
August 22, 2016
Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a shining example of a city that has taken a creative and community-based approach to redeveloping closed and abandoned recreation centers into vibrant local parks.
May 4, 2016
Members of Congress express support for the EPA Brownfields program’s success at revitalizing neighborhoods and spurring economic development.
May 3, 2016
A high school class in Denver is studying gentrification and its impact on their lives.
April 6, 2016
Roosevelt Row in Phoenix— an APA Great Place in America — changed the trajectory of a once struggling urban core by reactivating forgotten spaces.