Posts Tagged ‘ Placemaking ’

Land Use – Implications for Taxpayers

September 29, 2016
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"What we consistently find is that municipalities and their counties perform better when they invest their dollars in walkable mixed-use development patterns instead of other forms of development like sprawl." - Joe MInicozziPlanning 101This video conv...

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Open Space – the left over bits or more?

October 30, 2015
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Open Space – the left over bits or more?

Is Open Space perceived as just the left over undevelopable wetlands, steep slopes and floodplains, or can it play a more central role?  Photo of Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia courtesy of UrbanGrammer"In the US, the maybe most famous ...

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The Economic Engine of a Vibrant City

October 28, 2014
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The Economic Engine of a Vibrant City

A few excerpts from an insightful New York Times Article by Claire Cain MillerWhere Young College Graduates Are Choosing to Live"The population of young, educated people in Dallas, Charlotte and Raleigh is also growing more slowly than their population...

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The death of the suburban corporate campus

October 23, 2014
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The death of the suburban corporate campus

Parks Blog readers know that parks and recreational opportunities play a vital role in enhancing quality of life. Many highly educated millennials are rightly making quality of life a primary focus. This is evidenced by the fact that many are choosing ...

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NCDOT Complete Streets Guidelines Now Online

October 22, 2012
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NCDOT Complete Streets Guidelines Now Online

What are Complete Streets?Complete streets are streets designed to be safe and comfortable for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, motorists and individuals of all ages and capabilities. These streets generally include sidewal...

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Parks, Placemaking & Economic Development

March 9, 2011
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Parks, Placemaking & Economic Development

I was at a dinner party a while back where I ran into someone in advertising who does most of her work in NYC and LA, and flies to either city with surprising frequency.  Nevertheless, her local studio is in Durham and her home is in Hillsborough....

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Parks, Placemaking & Economic Development

March 9, 2011
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Parks, Placemaking & Economic Development

I was at a dinner party a while back where I ran into someone in advertising who does most of her work in NYC and LA, and flies to either city with surprising frequency.  Nevertheless, her local studio is in Durham and her home is in Hillsborough....

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Parks, Placemaking & Economic Development

March 9, 2011
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Parks, Placemaking & Economic Development

I was at a dinner party a while back where I ran into someone in advertising who does most of her work in NYC and LA, and flies to either city with surprising frequency.  Nevertheless, her local studio is in Durham and her home is in Hillsborough....

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