An estimated 120 land banks exist in the United States, and at least half of them were created between 2008 and today. In light of that rapid growth, our latest report, Take it to the Bank: How Land Banks Are Strengthening America's Neighborhoods, takes a deep look at the state of land banking in the U.S. in 2014.Learn More:
This database raises public awareness of the rich diversity and interconnectedness of our shared designed landscape heritage. Spanning over two centuries of American landscape design, the What’s Out There® database is searchable by landscape name, locale, designer, type, and style.Learn More:
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New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
January 29 - 31, 2015
Dozens of sessions; hundreds of speakers! Don't miss the 14th-annual conference, which draws participants from across the country to learn about smart growth efforts. Conference-goers can choose from a dynamic mix of plenaries, breakouts, implementation workshops, focused training sessions, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, and coordinated networking activities. It also will feature exciting tours of model projects in and around the greater Baltimore region.
This compilation contains links to more than two dozen online collections with thousands of images that illustrate smart growth principles.
Find out who participates in the Smart Growth Network (SGN) and how they can help your community.