A Photo Tour of St. Louis

July 17, 2018 | Bill Delaney

St. Louis, Missouri is the Gateway to the West, known for breweries, baseball, and its imposing Gateway Arch. Join Modern Cities' Bill Delaney on a photo tour of some of...

Inside Eataly Chicago

July 10, 2018 | Ennis Davis

Food halls have become the sharing economy for restaurants. They're also one of the hottest trends in the restaurant business and retail right now.

What does 'gentrification' really mean?

May 11, 2018 | Mike Field

Kea Wilson of Strong Towns explores gentrification. No two people seem to quite agree on what the word “gentrification” means. If you’re at all interested in what shapes our cities,...

Exploring North Florida: Fernandina Beach

January 10, 2018 | Ennis Davis

Jacksonville may be Northeast Florida's largest city and St. Augustine may be the nation's oldest, but if you're willing to explore, you'll discover the First Coast is filled with many...

Where your Florida orange juice comes from

December 27, 2017 | Ennis Davis

In 1915, Claude E. Street produced his first bottle of Street's Grapefruit Juice in Haines City, Florida, becoming the first citrus juice processing manufacturer in America. Today, behind Brazil, Florida...

A Glimpse of Downtown Miami

November 21, 2017 | Ennis Davis

Like many cities, Miami aspires to achieve greatness with its downtown. Judging from the amount of cranes dominating the skyline, Miami is well on its way. Today, Modern Cities shares...

A Tale of Two Zip Codes

June 29, 2017 | Ennis Davis

When it comes to our health, our zip code matters more than our genetic code. For many communities across the United States, easy access to healthy food options, parks for...

Asheville Bound: A Glimpse of Perfection

September 16, 2016 | Ennis Davis

Melissa Hege, AICP of South Florida-based Melissa Hege City Planning LLC. takes a trip to Asheville, NC and shares what she learned about implementing smart and subtle, yet affordable urban...

These Night Markets Are Lighting Up Cities

July 4, 2016 | Mike Field

As farmers markets and food truck rallies now seemingly pop up everywhere, a new nocturnal trend has recharged the street food scene and illuminated the rich potential hidden in long-forgotten...

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