Archinect - News 2014-04-24T02:19:25-04:00 America’s Top ArtPlaces 2013 Archinect 2013-01-07T19:52:00-05:00 >2013-01-07T19:53:12-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>America&rsquo;s Top Twelve ArtPlaces is a new annual ArtPlace initiative recognizing neighborhoods in the largest 44 metropolitan areas in the country where the arts are central to creating places where people&mdash;residents and visitors&mdash;want to be.</p></em><br /><br /><p> America&rsquo;s Top 12 ArtPlaces for 2013 are:</p> <ul><li> Brooklyn, NY / The intersection of Downtown, Fort Greene, Gowanus, Park Slope and Prospect Heights</li> <li> Dallas, TX / The Dallas Arts District, with parts of Deep Ellum and Exposition Park</li> <li> Los Angeles, CA / Central Hollywood</li> <li> Miami Beach, FL / South Beach</li> <li> Milwaukee, WI / East Town and a portion of the Lower East Side</li> <li> New York, NY / Manhattan Valley</li> <li> Oakland, CA / Downtown, including Chinatown, Old Oakland and Jack London Square</li> <li> Philadelphia, PA / Old City</li> <li> Portland, OR / The Pearl District and a portion of Downtown</li> <li> San Francisco, CA / The Mission District</li> <li> Seattle, WA / The Pike-Pine Corridor</li> <li> Washington, DC / The intersection of Adams Morgan, U Street, and Dupont Circle</li> </ul> 'Popuphood' aims to bring new business to Old Oakland Alexander Walter 2012-05-01T02:13:00-04:00 >2012-05-01T07:52:39-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>You've heard of popup stores, right? Companies setting up storefronts that might only be around for a week or a day or even just a couple of hours. [...] In Oakland, Calif., they've taken it to the next level. A handful of stores have popped up all at the same time -- with no plans to close. It's called a popup hood. And Andrew Stelzer reports, it may be coming soon to a hood near you.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>