Jane Jacobs’ Death and Life of Great American Cities captures not just the rich density of urban life, but the craft of fiction.
On April 21st, I had the honor of speaking at TEDxScottsdale. My presentation was entitled: Finding My Way Through 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.”
A proposed new measure that will account for not just whether neighborhoods have amenities, but also whether they have economic and aesthetic diversity.
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.…
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…
605 East Grant Street has a long and storied history, with connection to some key figures in the Phoenix’s history.
Gold Spot in downtown Phoenix incorporates many urbanist principles, such as adaptive reuse, street presence, mixed use and density.