Media & Resources Archive

Global cities a guide for global-minded neighborhoods: While not every city can be classified as a recognized global city,
Metropolitan areas with the most ‘walkable urban places’ per capita: If you want to know the metropolitan areas with the greatest number
‘Augmented reality’ – Experiencing future places… live: Many of us walk down a street with a vision for what
The Oxford Dictionary Word of the Year is ‘locavore: Locavore – local resident who tries to eat only food grown or
New film ‘Contested Streets’ a must-see: If you’re trying to convince city and business leaders in your city
The Adams Morgan video: If you want to get creatives excited about moving to your city,
What makes a ‘Fast City’?: The previous entry profiled The 30 Fastest Cities to Work, Live and
CoolTown Studios featured in Architect mag: I guess it’s not a coincidence that the architecture magazine Architect, where
How ‘play’ is going to shape our communities: “Schools aren’t preparing students for jobs of the 21st Century.” That’s the
Take a Google tour of cities – in 3D: By far, the most effective way to inspire city and business leaders
There’s hidden gold in your city: The talent and assets (or at least access to them) for building
Cool towns: Stories – How to get people to act: We’ve come to the final entry in this series of Made to
Cool towns: Emotion – Do people even care?: Part five in looking at Made to Stick’s Six Principles of Sticky
Cool towns: Credibility – do people believe you?: Part four in looking at Made to Stick’s Six Principles of Sticky
Cool towns: Concreteness – do you understand and remember it?: Continuing a review of Made to Stick’s Six Principles of Sticky Ideas
Cool towns: Unexpectedness – does it get and hold your interest?: Continuing our look at Made to Stick’s Six Principles of Sticky Ideas
Cool towns: Simplicity – the core message: As introduced in the last entry, this week we’ll be communicating how
Cool towns – made to stick: It was published only three days ago, but Made to Stick: Why
The definitive guide to Smart Growth: If you’re looking for one illustrative guide to define smart growth, The
Attracting new residents downtown via the web: Our last entry focused on a model for attracting new residents to
One-stop shop for potential residents: In the last two days we looked at the Attracting the Young,
Primer on perusing this website: With a quarter million page views last month, it may be a
What do Christopher Columbus, Steve Jobs and real estate have in common?: Continuing yesterday’s entry using Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel as a
The next real estate boom: CNN Money describes what they see as the next real estate boom,
How would your city’s brand stack up in the world?: To get that answer, it’s a matter of asking thousands of people
Jane’s influence: Jane Jacobs was, and is, the sage of urban planning. Here are
Remembering Jane Jacobs: There is perhaps no person in the 20th Century who was more
BusinessWeek recognizes urban movement: The urban movement is indeed gaining momentum, yet it’s still not near
Cities cool enough for a cutting edge website: In keeping up with our impromptu focus on media & resources this
Alternative reading for alternative places: As you may know, the target audience for cooltowns can be classified