How Local Governments Can Repurpose Empty Malls and Parking Lots

COMMENTARY | Cities and counties have numerous options to turn vacant stores and parking into spaces that can benefit everyone.

Remaking Vacant Lots to Cut Crime

An explosion of vacant property, especially in Rust Belt cities, is spurring cleanup efforts.

Knight Cities Challenge Announces $5 Million in Funding for 37 Innovative Projects

Two themes—community revitalization and economic development—comprise more than 50 percent of the second-round winners list.