Please join the South Miami Neighbors as they convene a Monday night meeting, November 21, 7:00 pm at South Miami City Hall for a community conversation where candidates for upcoming commission elections will candidly discuss what they seek to accomplish for South City.
Invitations have been sent to candidates Josh Liebman, and Mayor Julio Robaina, as well [...]
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- Can Gentle Gentrification Create 'Shared Neighbourhoods'? May 23, 2013Is revitalization without displacement possible? Although it's a harder and longer process than unmitigated gentrification, Brent Toderian argues that "positive and responsible change" can coexist with the maintenance of existing communities. […]Jonathan Nettler
- City Growth Picks Up, Continues to Outpace Suburbs May 23, 2013New census data shows that America's cities continue to grow at a faster rate than their suburbs, sustaining the reversal of a decades-long trend. […]Jonathan Nettler
- Mapping the United States of Parking May 23, 2013With arresting infographics, architect Seth Goodman aims to expose the absurd parking requirements that can be found in cities across America. […]Jonathan Nettler
- Chicago Plans Largest School Closing in Nation's History May 23, 2013Seeking to trim budgets and 'distribute scarce resources more efficiently,' Mayor Rahm Emanuel's controversial plan to shrink Chicago's school system moved ahead yesterday with the Board of Ed's vote to shut 49 of the city's elementary schools. […]Jonathan Nettler
- Does Delhi's Drive to be a World-Class City Doom Low-Income Communities? May 23, 2013A proposal for a vertical neighborhood in Delhi is long on height but short on insight, according to Greg Randolph of the American India Foundation. Is Delhi ‘poised to repeat the public housing mistakes of the West’? […]Jonathan Nettler
- Developing a Second Life for the Suburban Office Park May 23, 2013Across America, developers and municipalities are trying to adapt a relic of the sprawling post-war suburbs for a more urbane 21st century. Can office park makeovers revive these increasingly barren landscapes? […]Jonathan Nettler
- Canada's Rental Housing Crisis: A National Disaster That Demands a National Answer May 23, 2013With little fanfare, a rental housing crisis has gripped Canada. 42 per cent of young adults live with their parents and hundreds of thousands are on affordable housing waiting lists. It's time for Ottawa to step in, argues Denise Balkissoon. […]Jonathan Nettler
- Should Your City Ban Fluoride? Portland Just Did, Again May 23, 2013Although a growing list of communities (of which Portland is the largest) have banned the addition of fluoride to tap water, such places are doing so against the recommendations of the medical establishment. What's driving the backlash? […]Jonathan Nettler
- A Modest Proposal for Pedestrian-Cyclist Detente May 23, 2013The impending launch of bike-share is sure to escalate the simmering tensions between New York's growing legion of cyclists and its hordes of pedestrians. L.V. Anderson and Aisha Harris propose a 10-point treaty for pedestrian-cyclist armistice. […]Jonathan Nettler
- Paris Develops for the 21st Century, Along its Periphery May 23, 2013After more than a decade of planning, the ambitious Clichy Batignolles project is rising in northwest Paris. The development is an attempt to stay competitive in the global marketplace, without compromising the city's world-renowned charms. […]Jonathan Nettler
- Can Gentle Gentrification Create 'Shared Neighbourhoods'? May 23, 2013
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