Zoning

A brief history of zoning and highway construction in America

By Vince Graham This month marks the 100th anniversary of two pieces of legislation that revolutionized the way we live. On July 11, 1916, President Woodrow...

Planning Commission approves rezoning, waivers for Phoenix Hill Apartments (plus new...

The Phoenix Hill Apartments have taken another step forward. The Planning Commission last Thursday unanimously gave its permission to rezone the property to accommodate the...

How do you solve a problem like Oak Street? Planning Commission...

How has your neighborhood changed over the past 20 years? Has it become more prosperous? Is it undergoing a development boom? Is it still...

Dr. Chad Montrie explains the foul history of 20th century housing...

As urbanists, our work is often at the mercy of the dysfunctional policies and politics that came before. An incredibly fertile example of this...

Are you paying for parking you’re not using? How parking minimums...

For most people, zoning requirements have little to no effect on everyday life. Indeed, zoning—which is defined by municipal governments and which regulates building...

Rezoning for Belknap Crossings Development Approved

A large student housing development near the University of Louisville in the Lucky Horseshoe neighborhood is moving forward. The project, formally announced last fall...