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Haves, have-nots in New York divided by apartment poor doors

Associated Press | The Daily Times

One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got the developer government incentives must use a separate side entrance — a so-called poor door. 344 more words


How Honolulu's rail system could change the Ala Moana area

Bill Cresenzo | Pacific Business News

The area around Ala Moana Center has a lot going for it, according to Nate Cherry, a California architect who has created a new vision for the neighborhood through a new Transit Oriented Development plan for Honolulu’s rail system that will be presented to the public next week. 175 more words



Impressive overview of trending subjects in urban planning.  Just so you have something to do during the weekend ;)

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Construction boom demolishes Istanbul skyline?

Newly build appartment buildings have to be demolished in Istanbul because they don’t fit the UNESCO skyline of the old city.

Good article on the conflicting interests between Erdogan, his real estate friends and the Turkish Council of State.

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Gov. Cuomo puts $190M on the table for apartment builders

Real Estate Weekly

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $190 million for both building and preserving affordable housing, available by application to groups with shovel-ready projects. 148 more words


3 Ways To Ensure California’s Prosperity Emerge From CA Economic Summit’s Capitol Day

Justin Ewers | Fox & Hounds

Three big themes emerged from Tuesday’s California Economic Summit Capitol Day, where more than 250 civic leaders representing the state’s diverse regional economies met with lawmakers and state officials to discuss how to build on the success of the Summit’s statewide prosperity strategy.  205 more words