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The Green Towns Model and the Future of Public Housing Preservation

The housing crisis of the Great Depression inspired the FDR Administration to pursue a program akin to Europe's Garden City movement. The program developed three such towns across the country, including Cincinnati's Greenhills community.

Winners of ULI Competition Propose Bold Infill Development for Walnut Hills

An interdisciplinary team of students from the University of Cincinnati developed the winning proposal for an infill development in Walnut Hills. While hypothetical in nature, the proposal provides a foundation for the future of the site.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Is Society Too Demanding When it Comes to Urbanity?

Urbanists have all sorts of goals and expectations for cities and those who live and work there. Critics, meanwhile, have expectations of their own. Are we as a society perhaps holding the concept of urbanity to too high of a standard?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Recovery is Not a Crime

In April the City of Cincinnati, along with Pete Witte, waged a furious battle in the drug and alcohol war. Shockingly, they chose the dark side. Disappointingly, they will not budge.

GUEST EDITORIAL: The Mathematics of Urbanity

How do we, or should we, define urbanity? What does it mean for our communities in an environmental or economic sense? Anna Rodriguez explores those questions in a guest piece for UrbanCincy about the mathematics of urbanity.