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Charlotte: An emerging walkable modern-day megalopolis

Named in honor of German princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and incorporated in 1768, Charlotte is a city that has undergone dramatic change over the last decade.

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Is your HBCU still relevant in the 21st century?

An editorial by Britney Broussard that questions if African American students who now have the choice of going to college would choose a Historically Black College or not. And if they could have another chance at college would they make the same decision?

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Eyeing Urban Waterfronts on Foot: The Chicago Riverwalk

Serving as a part of a network of waterways linking the Great Lakes with the Mississippi Valley, Chicago owes its existence to the Chicago River.

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New York Pioneers Asphalt Art

DOT Art leads the way in demonstrating successful asphalt activation strategies using public art.

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Miami's Extraordinary Wynwood Arts District

A few miles north of downtown Miami, Wynwood is one of the largest open-air street art installations in the world. Here's a brief summary and photo tour of the district's rapid transformation.

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Exploring Lake Tahoe

Article by Kristen Pickrell

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Public Art Combines With Conservationism

Stormwater drains are one of the most overlooked public landmarks, but the City of Richmond Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has a plan to bring attention to them in a fun and creative way through its Storm Drain Art Project, part of the city’s RVAH2O program.

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5 Disastrous Urban Renewal Failures

While urban renewal was primarily a mid-20th century phenomenon that decimated the cores of America's cities, here's a few disastrous failures that have occurred over the last 30 years.

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Can You Believe What They Did With Shipping Containers?

The shipping container: an incredible tool to revitalize neighborhoods and urban centers.

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