While choosing a city to put down roots depends on work opportunity as well as personal preference, here are 10 places where families can thrive
13 Great Cities Then and Now
How Great Cities are Fed
The Schedule Monday 7:00 pm-7:40 pm Fuhmentaboudit Wednesday Thursday Special EPISODE 8 Retailer SHARE On this episode of How Great Cities Are Fed, Karen Karp and Ben Kerrick explore the specifics of food retail in NYC, and how the retail environment has changed over the past century. Guests include Tracey Deutsch, Associate Professor of History at University of Minnesota Suzanne Wasserman, Director of the Gotham Center…
Why skyscrapers are killing great cities
Jarring skyscrapers are sprouting up almost everywhere. Why are so many major cities hell-bent on becoming another Dubai?
Getting to Rocket City, USA: How Traveling to Huntsville is Easier than You Think
Listen, if you are not in Huntsville right now or actively planning a trip to Huntsville, you should be. There s no excuse! Travelling to Huntsville is too easy to pass up. Think you are too far to visit or that it s simply too expensive to get here You are wrong, my traveling friend. So very, very wrong. But we still love you! We are your friendly, neighborhood Rocket City, sitting practically in your own backyard, begging for you to come on…
10 Great Cities for Starting a Business
How skyscrapers are killing great cities
And why old buildings remain more flexible and frugal.
In Print: What Makes a Great City
In writing this book, author Alexander Garvin went on a quest to discover what makes cities great. He found that the secret to urban greatness stems from management of the streets, squares, parks, and special places that make up the “public realm.” To maintain greatness, cities must not only maintain but also “continually alter their public realm to meet the changing needs of their occupants.”
City Tours: A great way to explore new places
City tours: from big bus tours to golf carts, from food to ghosts: Explore new destinations in a memorable way. Includes tips for choosing the perfect one!
Denver is a great city, so why the bad buildings?
What Makes a "Great" City Park? The Beholder Sees
A review of Great City Parks; Second Edition, by Alan Tate with Marcella Eaton. 2015. ISBN 978-0-415-53802-2/ ISBN 978-0-415-53805-3/ ISBN 978-1-315-75071-2. Routledge, New York. 344 pages. In this thoughtful and detailed documentation of “great” city parks, which is enlivened by spare and insightful opinions, I am reminded of the series that started with the book … Continue reading What Makes a “Great” City Park? The Beholder Sees →
Why Great Cities Need Great Universities
Universities do more than teach classes; they can help transform economies and elevate cities to greatness. UC San Diego is banking on it.
10 great city skylines around the world
Just like a face, every city has a distinct profile.
10 Great Cities to Raise Your Kids
Kiplinger's picks for the best places for families to raise children based on schools, local economies and more.
Why Historic Preservation Districts Are Key to Great Cities
Historic neighborhoods provide benefits to everyone, not just homeowners.
Great City Games axed after 10 years
Manchester's long-running Great City Games, which once featured Usain Bolt, is cancelled.
10 great cities to see street art
Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program boasts more than 3,000 works around the city.
Letter: What is happening to our once great city?
Another disappointment with the decisions made by the leadership of West Fargo. One has to wonder who will be put on administrative leave or be terminated next. Placing Greg Warren on administrative leave is the most unbelievable front page news anyone could imagine.There is no one in this city who...
10 Keys to Making A Great City Plan
Too many city plans represent business-as-usual, sit on a shelf collecting dust, or miss the chance to reflect a truly game-changing moment in the direction of a city. Want your new city plan process to result in a great plan? Consider these 10 keys.