Durable Growth

Walkable urban hotels and Sonoma’s Measure B

River Inn at Harbor Town

The joint meeting of City Repair Petaluma and Petaluma Urban Chat is finally behind us. It was an enthusiastic and productive meeting. I’ll offer a summary in my next post.

For now, I’ll return to the subject I’d broached before City Repair began my primary focus, tourism versus urbanism. […]

Durable Growth

College urbanism

Clocktower in Iowa State’s Campus Town

While traveling in the Midwest this past summer, my traveling companion and I took a day trip to Ames, Iowa, home of Iowa State.

Sidenote: On the freeway between Des Moines and Ames, we noted an exit for “High Trestle”. It sounded vaguely interesting, but not intriguing enough […]