What I Talked about at TEDxScottsdale

On April 21st, I had the honor of speaking at TEDxScottsdale. My presentation was entitled: Finding My Way Through the Urban Desert.

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Creating Community in the Urban Desert

Those who pay close attention to my online presence may have noticed that my ‘tagline’ is “creating community in the urban desert.”

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JaneScore—Coming to a neighborhood near you? (JanesWalkPhx)

A proposed new measure that will account for not just whether neighborhoods have amenities, but also whether they have economic and aesthetic diversity.

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Jane’s Walk Phoenix featured on RalLife.com

My friend, Nick Bastien, who participated in last years Walk, wrote this great post on this year’s Jane’s Walk, complete with a short video interview.  Enjoy, and be sure to check out the original at RailLife.com Jane’s Walk is back in Phoenix for a second annual stroll through the city. …

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Sites to See: Neil B. McGinnis Equipment Co. / Allis-Chalmers Showroom

This building is an often overlooked example of Phoenix’s mid-century architecture. Neil B. McGinnis Neil B. McGinnis was born in El Paso Texas in 1897.  He spent his childhood in Missouri, and moved to Phoenix in 1912.  McGinnis graduated from Phoenix Union High School and attended Occidental College in California before …

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