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I am in midst of reading the illuminating and intriguing book entitled In The City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Bicyclist by author Pete Jordan. If you ever wanted to know the bicycling history of this great European city, Mr. Jordan’s … Continue reading
Anyone remotely interested in urban planning, revitalization, hiking, kayaking, bicycling, history, civics, urban design, community spirit, canals, economic development, the environment, or cities in general should download and listen to the November 19, 2013 podcast and powerpoint presentation of Tuesdays … Continue reading
Think Detroit is just an industrial wasteland? Think again, folks – here are a few photos that show the scenic (and softer) side of this great city. Enjoy!
The “Bilbao effect” (also known as the ‘Guggenheim effect’) pertains to the cause and effect (causal) relationship that occurred when a single world-class project became the catalyst for reviving this once gritty, economically distressed, post-industrial city. The opening of architect Frank Geary’s masterful Guggenheim Museum in 1997 … Continue reading
Below are listed sixteen sweet ideas for adding grace to a place. Some of these ideas may sound like simple steps, but I am always amazed how few American communities actually employ them on a regular basis as a way of gracing … Continue reading
Here are a few photos from Indianapolis taken this past Friday (Sept. 30th). during a tour given by my brother. I was very impressed by the Cultural Trail and the ongoing revitalization efforts taking shape in Woodruff Place, in the Massachusetts (a.k.a. … Continue reading