Now that we’ve eliminated the owner-occupancy mandate, on-site parking requirements, and subordinate structure height restrictions, let’s get to work and shoehorn some new housing into our tight housing market.
Cultivating an urban greenspace to scale with Alaska’s largest city
The monstrous blue building known as the 4th Avenue Marketplace is still for sale.
If Anchorage had a mushing district, this would undoubtedly be the place but, does designating a stretch of 4th Avenue as a mushing district make sense?
Accessory Commercial Units will give start-up entrepreneurs a big boost and breathe new life into old neighborhoods.
Let’s put an under-utilized public building to work while we develop a better strategy.
A new federal program could bring big changes to Fairview’s beleaguered Gambell/Ingra couplet
City governments and their development agencies tend to put the cart before the horse when planning their own renaissance.
Look to the past and envision the future.
Park formation could breathe new life into one of Anchorage’s most impaired neighborhoods by restoring a stretch of Anchorage’s most impaired waterway.