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Did Ikea Just Solve The Affordable Housing Crisis?

Ikea’s solar-powered, flat pack home can be deployed in neighborhoods, disaster zones or deserts. Has the Swedish retailer made a major breakthrough in affordable housing?

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What Will Trump's Budget Cut In Your City?

A look at what the President's proposed budget will mean for cities, and reaction from city leaders.

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Memphis Wants To Shrink

After decades of sprawl, Memphis begins to reconsider its growth pattern and chart a new course towards fiscal sustainability.

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Ybor City Bans Truck Traffic, Eyes A Balanced Future

As heavy truck traffic is removed from the streets of Ybor City, efforts to return the area to its place as one of West Florida's most vibrant urban neighborhoods receive a major boost.

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Milwaukee Bucks Enter The Placemaking Business

The Milwaukee Bucks advance plans to construct a community gathering space adjacent to the new Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center that will serve as a year-round hub for activity in downtown Milwaukee. Following the lead set by other franchises, professional sports teams are becoming real estate...

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Top 25 Modern Cities Articles of 2016

The top 25 most popular Modern Cities articles of 2016 by number of views.

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27 things about Mobile that you didn't know

Did you know that Mobile, AL is home to the tallest building on the Gulf Coast between Houston and South Florida? If not, here's 27 other things you probably didn't already know about this deep south seaport city.

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Designing for Health with the WELL Building Standard

Architects-In-Training Ledia Durmishaj and Samantha Wai provide a behind the scenes look into the design of Gresham, Smith & Partners (GS&P). Located on the top floor of One Enterprise Center, GS&P may be one of downtown Jacksonville's most impressive office spaces.

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Mayor wants viaduct gone: 5 examples of razing freeways

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry recently announced his desire for state funding to begin removing the Hart Bridge Expressway ramps along the downtown riverfront as early as next year. For those who may question the potential results of expressway removal, here's five before and after examples where this...

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Shocking Facts About The Millennial Generation

Millennials. It’s a term we hear often, but what exactly does it mean? Well, for starters, it represents the largest generation currently on our planet, who just so happen to be taking it by storm. Millennials are the generation born between 1982 and sometime in the early 2000’s, and if there’s...

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