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Maple Street Opening in Riverside? Not So Fast!

Despite eliciting interest, two aging buildings in a prime Riverside location remain blighted. Are zoning laws in to blame?

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A Black Sheep, Anheuser-Busch & Jacksonville

A look inside Anheuser-Busch's economic, environmental and cultural impact involved in operating a Jacksonville-based brewery where 99.6 percent of everything utilized in the manufacturing process is recycled.

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A Trip Inside Atlanta's Ponce City Market

Ponce City Market is a mixed-use development located a few miles east of downtown Atlanta along the BeltLine. Covering over 1 million square feet, it suggests that no underutilized building is too large for innovative adaptive reuse and mixed-use creativity. Courtesy of Moderncities.com, here's a story...

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5 Ideas to Revitalize the Jacksonville Landing

Here's five "no-frills" ideas that could add life to the Jacksonville Landing, courtesy of Ennis Davis, AICP at Moderncities.com. They may not be provocative, but downtown could benefit from a slumpbuster.

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Milwaukee Region Chooses Collaboration Over Competition

UrbanCincy.com, our counterparts in Cincinnati, provide insight on how counties in the Milwaukee region are collaborating, not competing for industry, jobs and capital.

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Rosa Parks Produce Market Opening On Fridays

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) and the I’m A Star Foundation have formed a partnership to empower Jacksonville’s citizens to live healthier, longer and stronger lives. As part of this effort, I’m A Star has set up a produce market featuring healthy, fresh and local produce for...

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JTA's Making Moves: Parklets Coming to Downtown

More than one key institution is excited about parklets. JTA's Eugene Linsdey produced a pretty cool segment on them. If you watch the video, look out for Ennis Davis making a cameo appearance, (as well as a few other MJ alumni). Check out this story by Making Moves' Eugene Lindsey.

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Zoning Change in DC's Fairfax Will Allow More Density

Greater Greater Washington, our partners in DC, share recent developments that allow for greater density in areas immediately surrounding their Metro stations.

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