Noted actor Wendell Pierce (The Wire, Treme, much more) has co-founded a company called Sterling Fresh Foods in New Orleans. Their mission is great – to try and bring fresh, quality food to food deserts.
From their site:
We offer a full range of supermarket products, including fresh produce, dairy, meats, seafood, and [...]
Last Sunday, CBS re-ran this piece on Sunday Morning, called “What’s new is old.” What starts as a piece about historic preservation, morphs into a brief examination of the work of Roman and Williams, an architecture firm in New York City. It’s a nice piece, though in the brevity required [...]
One of the great things starting to happen in cities of all sizes is the redevelopment of neighborhoods lot-by-lot. It’s a phenomenon indicative of a mature development market. The first phase of redevelopment is marked by people occupying inexpensive property and rehabbing it. The second phase involves the bidding up of existing buildings, and the [...]
Today’s post is cross-posted to Savannah Unplugged, the excellent blog run by Bill Dawers. Enjoy:
I can’t tell you how many plans I’ve read where a city used language to tout itself something akin to “The New American City” or “America’s 21st Century City.” It’s in the nature of our country that [...]
By request, this is re-posted from an email listserv:
I’ve spoken with a few people privately about this, but every time this discussion happens about frustrations with developers I feel like we completely miss the point, and what we can actually do about it.
If there ever was an effort worthy of the CNU as [...]
At CNU 21 in Salt Lake City we finally got to have a lively, fun debate about the merits of the western grid, common in some form to about 2/3 of the United States. It’s a debate that myself and several colleagues have wanted for years.