Durable Growth

Urbanism and density

Residential in downtown Napa, near river

With most of my recent posts, I’ve been attempting to convince people to attend upcoming free public meetings, hosted by the Urban Community Partnership, at which StrongTowns and Urban3 will talk about financially sustainable cities. The meetings will start on Tuesday evening, January 19, in Santa Rosa. With […]

Durable Growth

Urbanism and senior living: The cases for and against mobile home parks

For several years, I was on the board of a local Rebuilding Together affiliate, a non-profit organization that provides free home repairs for low-income homeowners. Like most affiliates, our biggest event of the year was an April workday when several hundred local citizens volunteered a day of labor.

One year, a project captain invited a […]