An Urban Planner’s Notes from Savannah

An Urban Planner’s Notes from Savannah

If I only had a dollar for every city planner or designer that writes about Savannah… well, you know how that ends. Last month, urban planner Susan Henderson spent a few days in Savannah, and shares her thoughts on the Place Makers blog. Even though we know the city...
How to Make Your Block Better

How to Make Your Block Better

Jason Roberts founded The Better Block (now The Better Block Foundation) in 2010, and in a few short years his work has taken off like a rocket ship. His infamous TedX video (click here to view) has inspired thousands (including myself), and garnered him international...
Is Small the New Big?

Is Small the New Big?

Our common view of real estate development is that it occurs in big, expensive chunks – picture large-scale subdivisions and high-rise towers. That scale of enterprise often seems mysterious and expensive. It’s what we imagine the word “developer” to mean. But...

The Never-Ending Mystery of Parking

My favorite tweet of the campaign season went something like this: “I was surprised that not a single question was asked of the Presidential candidates about parking, since it’s clearly the #1 topic on the minds of most Americans.” Depending on who you talk with,...