March 14, 2022
Is Zoning Helping or Hindering Office-to-Housing Conversions?Spotlight on Zoning Practice: Do high office vacancy rates mean that office-to-housing conversions are inevitable? How does zoning affect opportunities for adaptive reuse projects?
December 21, 2021
Advancing Active Living Through Adaptive ReuseThis blog post provides an overview of adaptive reuse as a planning approach to increase physical activity in small and rural towns. It is part of the Everyday Destinations series.
October 7, 2021
Who Benefits From Detroit's Development Boom, and How?Uncovering JAPA: What do citizens in Detroit gain from private development?
June 16, 2021
Renew and Repurpose: How a 100-Year-Old High School is Graduating to a New Life With a Different Group of SeniorsSponsored Content from RDL Architects: Learn how RDL Architects (RDL), headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, was tasked with renewing an historic school for its latest purpose — a 62-unit affordable senior apartment building.
October 8, 2020
When It’s Right to RightsizeUncovering JAPA: The Flint water crisis shows when it's right to rightsize.
May 21, 2020
Challenges to Ambitious Planning in a Shrinking CityUncovering JAPA: Can planners overcome cultural, political, legal, and economic barriers to “smart shrinkage” strategies in shrinking cities?
May 23, 2019
40 Years Ago: Neil Smith, Gentrification, and the Flow of MoneyUncovering 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
Movement, Victories, and New Challenges Ahead for CPATAPA'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
Tax Law Creates New Opportunity Zone Program; Planners Must Act EarlyThe 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 CommonsReimagining 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
Revitalizing Smaller Legacy Cities, From Gary to LowellHow 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
Fighting Gentrification in GowanusNPC mobile workshop attendees toured the Brooklyn neighborhood of Gowanus, where housing prices have skyrocketed due to rezoning of nearby North Park Slope.
May 4, 2016
Legislators Express Support for Brownfields Reauthorization in House HearingMembers of Congress express support for the EPA Brownfields program’s success at revitalizing neighborhoods and spurring economic development.
May 3, 2016
Denver High School Students Tackle Issues Facing Their CommunityA high school class in Denver is studying gentrification and its impact on their lives.
April 6, 2016
Reconnecting People with Place in Phoenix’s Art DistrictRoosevelt Row in Phoenix— an APA Great Place in America — changed the trajectory of a once struggling urban core by reactivating forgotten spaces.
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